PBS NewsHour

Trombone Shorty on New Orleans' quieted musical heartbeat

Clip: 05/01/2020 | 6m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Jazz Fest, one of the nation’s liveliest annual music celebrations, should have been full-throttle this week in New Orleans. Instead, the city remains locked down, a hot spot in the COVID-19 pandemic with close to 6,500 cases and over 400 deaths. As part of Canvas, our ongoing coverage of arts and culture, Jeffrey Brown talks to one of the city’s musical ambassadors about the pandemic's toll.

Aired: 05/01/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by Care.com, Consumer Cellular, and Fidelity. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. For a complete …