Wynton Marsalis Goes Classical and a Kate Bush Classic

How Marsalis became immersed in classical music, and why Bush’s Hounds of Love has drawn such wide and diverse admiration.

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Episode Notes

He’s a jazz icon, but Wynton Marsalis has always been drawn to classical music as well. Marsalis talks with Kurt Andersen about composing symphonies and performing with orchestras. And the newest installment in our series about influential albums by women, This Woman’s Work, features Hounds of Love, by Kate Bush, with performers as varied as Outkast’s Big Boi and singer Julia Holter revealing how the work inspired them.

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Studio 360 is a smart and surprising guide to what’s happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy—so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. Produced in association with Slate.

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