Thread: Wynton Marsalis
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Old 12-20-2010, 05:00 PM
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Default Re: Wynton Marsalis

Originally Posted by mattsmith View Post
What a joke all this is.
Sad but true. I dont know much about public funding but it seems to me that all philanthrpphy - and the US is by far the most charitable in the world despite all the hue and cry about cutbacks - always winds up in the hands of people who then suddenly want to play God and put their stamp on who or what gets annnointed. Gates and Soros have great reputations for doing the right thing the the right way.

Originally Posted by Deltadrummer View Post
Doris Duke used to present a lot of nice free concerts. But now they don't any more. I wasn't aware that it is because their funding is diverted to JALC, I thought it was the economy. Though it makes sense; they were doing free concerts at NYPL in Lincoln Center.
Who are the major givers for JALC, Ken? ( Besides state and federal.. I believe State funding is pulling out this year )

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