Wynton Marsalis' 'Magic Hour'

Critics are calling The Magic Hour, the latest CD by Wynton Marsalis, melodic. The work marks a departure from Marsalis' large-ensemble work. NPR's Tavis Smiley talks with Marsalis about playing the basics with a small combo.

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