Jazz musician Marsalis cancels Venezuela show amid tensions

March 11, 2015 10:20 PM

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American jazz legend Wynton Marsalis is cancelling a concert in Venezuela at a time of rising tensions that are making it harder for U.S. citizens to travel to the South American country.

The New York-based trumpeter and composer was scheduled to perform Friday in Caracas alongside the Simon Bolivar Orchestra conducted by Gustavo Dudamel as well as a lead a series of workshops with the country's world-famous El Sistema network of youth ensembles, both of which are supported by Venezu...

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