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Old 12-20-2010, 12:38 AM
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Default Re: Wynton Marsalis

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Originally Posted by Pollyanna View Post
Whatever, he's just one musician with an opinion. I don't see why his opinion should count more than those of his peers.
It doesn't, Polly, and that's the whole point. Wynton Marsalis is a highly visible target for jazz musicians and critics who have a chip on their shoulders, but the truth is that his success isn't taking food from anyone's table. You couldn't say that jazz would be a lot better off without Wynton Marsalis, nor could you say that it is any better because of him.
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