The Root Interview: Wynton Marsalis on Obama's Runaway Band

In this exclusive interview with The Root, the famed jazz trumpeter-composer talks about how jazz mutates and evolves from country to country; his latest project, Vitoria Suite; and why President Obama is a bandleader trying to lead a band in revolt.

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In this exclusive interview with The Root, the famed jazz trumpeter-composer talks about how jazz mutates and evolves from country to country; his latest project, Vitoria Suite; and why President Obama is a bandleader trying to lead a band in revolt.