Transcript from Wynton’s speech at Arts Advocacy Day
On March 13, 2007, Wynton was in Washington for the National Arts Advocacy Day 2007. He spoke at House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the importance of investing in the arts.
Mr. Marsalis spoke about how the arts help shape a nation’s identity, cultural diplomacy, and disaster relief for cultural organizations in rebuilding communities. He is also the Co-Chair of the Cultural Subcommittee of the “Bring New Orleans Back” Commission.
Here you can download the transcription of his speech (PDF file – 52 kb).