Music, Health, and Well-Being: Jon Batiste in Conversation with Walter Isaacson

Music can lift the spirits and help heal the body. No musician demonstrates that better than Jon Batiste, a “crowd-thrilling rebel bandleader,” according to Rolling Stone magazine. Viewers of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" know him best for the exuberant music he conducts with Stay Human. Accomplished pianist, artistic director at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, composer, and independent film buff, Batiste is also a devout Christian, whose mornings begin with a half hour of meditation and prayer. Walter Isaacson, the Aspen Institute’s president and CEO, who hails from Batiste’s hometown of New Orleans, conducts the interview.

Festival: Aspen Ideas 2017

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