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Pianist Eric "ELEW" Lewis talks to CNN's Shanon Cook about his self-described style, "rockjazz."

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Eric Lewis and his 'rockjazz' pianoupdated: Mon Apr 26 2010 15:09:00

There's no point inventing a label for pianist Eric Lewis' eclectic performance style; he's beaten everyone to the punch. He calls it "rockjazz."

Marsalis speaks his mindupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 07:14:00

Jazz virtuoso Wynton Marsalis talks about the meaning of the blues, the legacy of racism, and lessons from his father.

Marsalis: Racism and greed put blues at the back of the busupdated: Sat Oct 24 2009 07:14:00

Jazz master Wynton Marsalis says the blues is the true American music -- the heartbeat and unifying principle of jazz, country, R&B, gospel and other styles -- but it's been relegated to the back of the bus by greed and the legacy of racism.

Commentary: Let's treasure the old along with the newupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 19:18:00

On the dawn of the most historic inauguration of our time, we nervously await "change we can believe in."

CNN Heroes: Sharing the Spotlightupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 14:50:00

The people you admire have heroes too. As CNN Heroes continues, we've asked celebrities to share the spotlight with remarkable people who are making a difference.

Wynton Marsalis' heroupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 06:20:00

Musician Wynton Marsalis' hero, Davey Yarborough, uses jazz to inspire young people.

Changing kids' lives through jazzupdated: Thu Nov 20 2008 06:20:00

Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis knows how important education is for youth, but what feeds their minds and souls, he says, often lies beyond traditional classroom walls.

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 15:19:00

Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn says she struggled through decades of abuse and hopes her story will inspire other women.

Fortune: Secrets of greatness: How I workupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 10:28:00

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EW review: 'Elevator' is fun rideupdated: Mon Apr 04 2005 15:00:00

When did rock start taking its cues from Wynton Marsalis?

Wynton Marsalis on 'The Magic Hour'updated: Tue Mar 16 2004 12:56:00

Before he'd finished high school, Wynton Marsalis was already a legend in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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