Nathaniel Ayers - Duet with Joanne Pearce-Martin

In this video clip, Nathaniel Anthony Ayers plays the trumpet, then the cello, in a duet with Joanne Pearce-Martin, principal keyboardist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ayers - a promising young musician who studied at Julliard - had a major career disruption when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia.  His story is featured in "The Soloist," a film based on the book by Steve Lopez.

From the CBS program, 60 Minutes, which aired on the 22nd of March, 2009. 

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Video online, via CBS Channel at YouTube.  Copyright, "60 Minutes," all rights reserved.  Clip - from "Mr. Ayers and Mr. Lopez" - provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the program.


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