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In this special companion series to Home Delivery Plus, available free to the public (as part of Soundcheck), Pulitzer-winning composer, trumpet virtuoso, band leader, and educator Wynton Marsalis hosts candid and enlightening conversations with fellow performing artists—including opera singer J’Nai Bridges, jazz singer Veronica Swift, and classical cellist Steven Isserlis. With no prescribed topics or boundaries of genre, The Arts, Undistanced transcends the typical interview format to engage deeply, artist to artist, with key issues in our society and culture and with the ever-evolving roles and impacts of the arts.

A Conversation with J'Nai Bridges
Premiering Friday, March 12, 4:30PM ET (Note: Pre-recorded program)

Mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges chats with ​Pulitzer-winner and American music icon Wynton Marsalis, ​co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center, about her musical inspiration, being an athlete, and more. Catch J’Nai Bridges’s ​paid-admission Home Delivery Plus ​event, streaming March 26 through April 1—for more info and tickets, visit J'Nai Bridges on Home Delivery Plus.

A Conversation with Veronica Swift
Premiering Friday, May 14, 4:30PM ET (Note: Pre-recorded program)

Jazz vocal sensation Veronica Swift chats with Pulitzer-winner and American music icon Wynton Marsalis, co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center, about stories from her musical upbringing, her stint as a heavy rock singer, and more. Catch Veronica Swift’s paid-admission Home Delivery Plus event, streaming May 28 through June 3—for more info and tickets, visit Veronica Swift on Home Delivery Plus.

The Arts, Undistanced with Steven Isserlis

A Conversation with Steven Isserlis
Premiering Friday, August 6, 4:30PM ET (Note: Pre-recorded program)

Master cellist Steven Isserlis chats with Pulitzer-winner and American music icon Wynton Marsalis, co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center, about the pleasures of musicology, the difference between types of cello strings, and more.

Please note: A related Home Delivery Plus online performance by Steven Isserlis with pianist Evgeny Kissin and violinist Joshua Bell, scheduled for August 13–19, has now been canceled. More information.

Artist website: Wynton Marsalis

The Arts, Undistanced is made possible through the generous support of an anonymous donor and Northern Trust.

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