An Interview with Wynton Marsalis on the Importance of Music Teachers

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.

Please enjoy listening to this video. There are many important ideas that Mr. Marsalis touches upon. All music teachers, music students, and parents will relate with his story!

Thank you for watching!

 

 

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Ian Green wears hats in many areas of the music industry including: co-founder of a technology start-up company that designs music education tools for mobile devices and the internet; music educator; music festival adjudicator; professional classical and jazz pianist; member in good standing of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of provincial council of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association (C.M.F.A.A.) Thanks!
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