PBS NewsHour

Louisville musicians make a song for the city amid crisis

Clip: 04/26/2020 | 5m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

Soon after Louisville, Kentucky shut down in response to the global pandemic, Teddy Abrams, the conductor of the Louisville orchestra, was asked by the city's mayor to create a song that would emphasize its strengths. The end result is a creation that involves an impressive collaboration of artists, from My Morning Jacket's Jim James to Will Oldham. Christopher Booker has the story.

Aired: 04/26/20

Rating: NR

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