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Wynton Marsalis Talks Race in America, Jazz and Keeping Music ‘Ever Fonky’ - The Root

June 8, 2018

Marsalis’ latest work, “The Ever Fonky Lowdown“is a musical opus focusing on matters of race in America. Growing up in the South, Marsalis knows a thing or two about race in America.
“I grew up in segregation. So just the whole dynamic of race was real to me,” Marsalis told to The Root.