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Listen to Wynton speaking at National Press Club 2005

Wynton spoke at a National Press Luncheon titled “Higher Ground: Hurricane Relief and Rebuilding in New Orleans.” He said that less should be focused on what “they” didn’t do, but what “we” could do to help the hurricane ravaged city. Mr. Marsalis also talked about the influence of jazz musicians and its roots in New Orleans on the social consciousness of Americans.
Following his speech, Wynton responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience.

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  1. Wynton is “orator inter cetéros eloquentissimus”.

    careba on Oct 24th, 2007 at 7:08pm

  2. hello,

    I love your work and what you have done for this nation. the music you have played and the people you have toched is great. we need more people like wynton marsalis to bring back peace and harmony to the modern society. people are lost and they need to be found. people are going crazy they have no sence of humanity in them anymore. thanks for being thier for the people of this great nation.

    mia on Oct 24th, 2007 at 2:37am