Originally Posted by mattsmith
Now imagine if Cobus or the best imitator of the Moby Dick solo were the leader of the entire drumming world, controlled most of the available funding for your art form and was powerful enough to insert himself into the very history of the music via can't win political assertions based on racial divisions and a willing journalist base.
You think people would object to that?
It's really stretching it, though, to say that Wynton Marsalis is the leader of the entire jazz world, no?
And as for his control of most of the funding for jazz, I'd have to see some concrete evidence to back that up.