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  • Jamming behind the scenes with jazz greats: Wynton and Marcus Roberts

    Posted on April 1st, 2014 in TV show | 2

    What’s it like to hang out with jazz musicians? Just ask 60 Minutes producer David Browning, who teamed up with CBS correspondent Wynton Marsalis this week to report on the remarkable, little-known jazz pianist Marcus Roberts.   Keep reading »

  • The Virtuoso: Marcus Roberts - CBS “60 Minutes”

    Posted on March 30th, 2014 in TV show | 1

    Who’s the greatest American musician most people have never heard of? To me, it’s Marcus Roberts. I’m biased because Marcus worked in my band when he was just starting out. But anybody who’s heard him at the piano usually agrees: he’s a fearsome and fearless player, and a homegrown example of overcoming adversity with excellence.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ return to 60 Minutes

    Posted on March 30th, 2014 in Interview, TV show | 1

    Almost 20 years ago, Wynton Marsalis sat across from Ed Bradley to discuss his jazz career. Now Marsalis returns to 60 Minutes—as the correspondent   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis’ CBS Super Bowl pregame special to explore the city’s culture, history

    Posted on January 10th, 2013 in TV show | 1

    The roots of CBS’ Super Bowl pregame hour dedicated to New Orleans – hosted by Wynton Marsalis, *“New Orleans: Let the Good Times Roll”* will air at 11 a.m. game day, Feb. 3, as part of the network’s seven-hour pre-kickoff package – reach back to a recorded piece Marsalis did for the network a few hours before the New Orleans Saints’ victory in Super Bowl XLIV.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton and Paul Simon on CBS This Morning

    Posted on May 30th, 2012 in News | 4

    Famed jazz instrumentalist and composer and CBS News cultural correspondent Wynton Marsalis recently sat down with the 70-year-old Simon - musician-to-musician - to talk about how Simon became one of the most important artists of his generation.   Keep reading »

  • Decades-old Louis Armstrong recording unearthed

    Posted on April 27th, 2012 in TV show | 1

    In 1971, not long before his death at age 69, the great Louis Armstrong—“Pops,” to his friends—played at the National Press Club in Washington. It was his last public trumpet performance, and it was recorded by CBS. A few hundred copies were made—then it was pretty much forgotten. Now the recording has been re-discovered and it’s being released. CBS News cultural correspondent and jazz great Wynton Marsalis gave it a listen.   Keep reading »

  • Chasing the Blues - a Segment for CBS

    Posted on April 6th, 2012 in TV show | 3

    It’s hard to find authentic “juke joints” these days that still play the blues. On “CBS This Morning,” Cultural Correspondent Wynton Marsalis tracked down two real “juke joints” and shared their soulful stories.   Keep reading »

  • On Martin Luther King’s Legacy

    Posted on January 16th, 2012 in TV show | 11

    On Monday January 16, 2012 Wynton appeared on CBS This Morning to premiere his remembrance piece on Martin Luther King Jr.   Keep reading »

  • Wynton Marsalis Named CBS News Cultural Correspondent

    Posted on December 15th, 2011 in News | 2

    Wynton Marsalis, internationally acclaimed musician, composer and educator, has been named Cultural Correspondent for CBS. It was announced today by CBS News Chairman and 60 MINUTES Executive Producer Jeff Fager and David Rhodes, President, CBS News. In this role, Marsalis will provide insight into a broad range of cultural and educational developments on CBS THIS MORNING and CBS SUNDAY MORNING. His first CBS News appearance will be on Monday, January 16, 2012, as the nation observes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday.   Keep reading »

  • 60 Minutes to Rebroadcast Feature on Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO on June 26th, 7PM EST

    Posted on June 20th, 2011 in TV show | 3

    CBS 60 Minutes announced that it will rebroadcast the two segment feature on Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra on Sunday, June 26th. Check back here on Sunday, June 26th for more behind the scenes content and a free MP3 download!   Keep reading »