Monday, June 02, 2014

Wynton Marsalis on Music Education

"I believe you can reach. If you fall short I am here for you, but we will reach, we are going up higher, we are going to learn this music, we are going to play this hard piece, we are going to practice on this... we are going to keep going.."
The National Association for Music Education's (NAfME) Digital Communications Manager, Nelson Duffle, interviews trumpeter, composer, music educator, Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center - Wynton Marsalis. They discuss the importance of music education, the challenges that music teachers face today in public schools, and Mr. Marsalis' own musical upbringing.

"Invest yourself in everything you do. There’s fun in being serious."

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