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Transcript and video of Wynton’s Speech at University of Vermont’s Commencement 2013

Wynton delivered the University of Vermont 2013 commencement address with a heartfelt talk that was wise, wry, musical, and throughout—appropriately enough for his son Simeon Marsalis, UVM Class of 2013—fatherly.

Download the complete transcript (PDF) of Wynton’s Speech at University of Vermont’s Commencement 2013

Video: University of Vermont’s Commencement 2013

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  1. Your words this weekend were a gift — your playing, the perfect coda. Sitting in the crowd next to my father, sister and directly behind my brother, the graduate, I would like you to know there wasn’t a dry eye to be found. Congratulations to your son and may you continue to speak and play music — both are good medicine for the world.

    Jacqueline Hammond on May 25th, 2013 at 9:19am

  2. TKS!
    MTSCR

    MTSCR on May 23rd, 2013 at 7:53pm