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Wynton Marsalis On KU Basketball, Jazz And The State Of Things

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Jazz at Lincoln Center
Wynton Marsalis is part of a new jazz album from Jazz at Lincoln Center honoring University of Kansas basketball.

Each of the Rock Chalk Suite’s 15 movements takes inspiration from a different University of Kansas hoops legend. It was written and recorded by the musicians of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

Guests:

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Mackenzie Martin is an associate producer at KCUR. Reach out to her at mackenzie@kcur.org or on Twitter @_macmartin.