Wynton Marsalis Quotes

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Born: October 18, 1961, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

I believed in studying just because I knew education was a privilege. It was the discipline of study, to get into the habit of doing something that you don't want to do.
- Wynton Marsalis

I dress up a certain way because I respect the music.
- Wynton Marsalis

Many a revolution started with the actions of a few. Only 56 men signed the Declaration of Independence. A few hanging together can lead a nation to change.
- Wynton Marsalis

People have taken time out of their day and spent their money to come sit down at a concert. And it's jazz music-it's not easy for them to get to it. I don't want them ever to feel that I'm taking their presence lightly.
- Wynton Marsalis

There are forces all around you who wish to exploit division, rob you of your freedom, and tell you what to think. But young folks can rekindle the weary spirit of a slumbering nation.
- Wynton Marsalis

Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.
- Wynton Marsalis

What I really have in my head, my imagination, my understanding of music, I never really get that out.
- Wynton Marsalis

When did we begin to lose faith in our ability to effect change?
- Wynton Marsalis

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