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Synopsis

Each year, thousands of high school students apply to the YoungArts Program, hoping for a chance to be mentored by the worlds leaders in the visual, literary and performing arts. In this all-new edition of the Emmy®-nominated YoungArts Masterclass, jazz icon Wynton Marsalis prepares three young men for a concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center,where they will perform alongside him. Selected by YoungArts  the national program that recognizes young,aspiring artists and nurtures arts in America  the mentees pay close attention as Marsalis offers invaluable critique on musicianship and insights into the realm of improvisation. Over lunch and while visiting a jazz club, Marsalis recounts his own career path and advises them on life in the professional jazz world. Later, they join Marsalis on stage for a performance they will never forget. The students in Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass make the most of this rare opportunity, underscoring the importance of mentorship in the arts and beyond.

Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass

Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass

Monday, September 9 at 7:30 PM