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CBS Decides Culture is Important After All

Wynton Marsalis
Wynton Marsalis with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
8:13AM
December
16, 2011

Wynton Marsalis Named CBS News Cultural Correspondent Thirty years after he put his own band together and hit the road, Jazz/Classical trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis steps into the role of advocate and educator.  It has been years since mainstream broadcast or cable television has actively promoted the arts in America.  In his new role as [...]

Young Brazilian Violinist Makes Musical Instruments from Trash

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David Rocha didn't have a violin, so he made his own.
3:07PM
June
10, 2011

Aspiring Brazilian musician David Rocha couldn’t afford an expensive instrument. So he made his own out of scrap wood.