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Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Benedetti plays Marsalis

Nicola Benedetti and Wynton Marsalis Decca Music

Nicola Benedetti is a classical violinist but she grew up in Scotland, hearing traditional fiddle tunes. Trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis grew up with jazz and blues in New Orleans. Marsalis recently composed a piece for Benedetti that weaves all of those threads together. On today's show, hear Nicola Benedetti play The Fiddle Dance Suite for Solo Violin, by Wynton Marsalis.

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