Jazz Great Wynton Marsalis to be Honored for Work on Behalf of Youth and Hometown of New Orleans

November 18, 2010

Linda Lehrer
Communications Director
Business & Society Program, The Aspen Institute
+1.212.895.8002 | linda.lehrer@aspeninstitute.org

Marsalis to receive Aspen Institute’s inaugural
Preston Robert Tisch Award in Civic Leadership on November 29

WHO: Renowned Jazz musician & educator Wynton Marsalis in conversation with Aspen Institute President Walter Isaacson

Program honoring Marsalis for his work to help New Orleans recover from the effects of the recent oil spill and the devastation of Hurricane Katrina as well as his work as an advocate for the arts

Marsalis will receive the first Preston Robert Tisch Award in Civic Leadership, an award from the Aspen Institute, funded by the family of the late Preston Robert Tisch to carry on his legacy of leadership, public service and philanthropy.

Tisch created Loews Corporation with brother Laurence and was also co-owner of the New York Football Giants

WHEN: Monday, November 29th, 2010 @ 6:45 PM
WHERE: Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
695 Park Avenue (68th Street), NYC

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