Wynton Marsalis Named CBS News Cultural Correspondent

Marsalis will contribute to ‘CBS This Morning’ and ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

Wynton Marsalis has been named Cultural Correspondent for CBS, it was announced 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 Morningand CBS Sunday Morning. His first CBS News appearance will be on January 16, 2012, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

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Jeff Tamarkin is the former editor of Goldmine, CMJ, Relix, and Global Rhythm. As a writer he has contributed to the New York Daily News, JazzTimes, Boston Phoenix, Harp, Mojo, Newsday, Billboard, and many other publications. He is the author of the book Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane and has contributed to The Guinness Companion to Popular Music, All Music Guide, and several other encyclopedias. He has also served as a consultant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, NARAS, National Geographic Online, and Music Club Records.