The Roots Are Taking Our Failing Music Education System Into Their Own Hands

“It cultivated us. It educated us,” Questlove said of his high school arts experience. “This is more than just pay it forward or celeb guilt. This is necessary. … It keeps you out of trouble. It helps develop your personality. If you take that away, you’re just a machine.”

And just like that, Questlove easily articulates the true value of music education better than almost anyone I’ve come across.

The Roots Are Taking Our Failing Music Education System Into Their Own Hands – Mic