VOTW | Video of The Week // 29.04.17 – Part 1: Wynton Marsalis’ “Teaching Music in the 21st Century”
For this week’s VoTW, we take a seat at the Lincoln Center’s Jazz Academy where Wynton Marsalis tells us a tale of the Unsung and Undermined Heroes that are musicians.
The anecdote Wynton narrates does a good job at highlighting the shifting (or shifted) attitudes towards music in the 21st Century.
He addresses the difficulty of making music not only accessible but attractive without compromising musical integrity and history.
This is only Part 1 of 5!
Part 2 touches on the importance of the Band Director in music… – Part 2: Wynton Marsalis’ “Teaching Music in the 21st Century”