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  • Wynton Marsalis on MLK speech 50th Anniversary: We must walk together

    Posted on August 28th, 2013 in Video | 2

    CBS News cultural correspondent Wynton Marsalis shares his deeply personal commentary on race relations and our progress on social issues across the U.S., 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.‘s “I Have a Dream” speech and the March on Washington.

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  • Let’s treasure the old along with the new

    Posted on January 19th, 2009 in Profiles & Interviews | 2

    (CNN)—On the dawn of the most historic inauguration of our time, we nervously await “change we can believe in.”
    Politicians and pundits analyze every pre-presidential utterance and come to quick conclusions about what will happen under the new administration.

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  • Significant music: Marsalis places excellent ritual over novelty

    Posted on September 6th, 2007 in Profiles & Interviews | 3

    Wynton Marsalis has been known to spark controversy as a result of his rigid views on jazz pedigree, but he backs them up with passion, logic, and raw skill with his horn. He’s easily the most important voice of the trumpet in decades, and for the past 20 years, he’s been the artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. This Tuesday, September 11, he brings the fruits of that project to one of the Paramount Theater’s most impressive shows of the season.

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