That time I got a pre-selfie with Steve Jobs

How I met the Apple CEO at the 2005 launch of the video iPod

In 2005, I was VP and Producer for Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. I got a call one day out of the blue from Apple. The voice on the other end of the phone said, “Steve Jobs would like for Wynton Marsalis to play at an Apple product launch.”



I thought it was one of my friends playing a joke on me, because back then I could have easily b…

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