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December 28, 2016

 

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Take Five X 18: Writings On Jazz For NPR’s A Blog Supreme

Looking back at NPR's "jazz in five recordings" series.

October 12, 2016

 

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Norman Granz’s Jazz Scene

An anthology that helped to elevate the artistic stature of jazz.

November 28, 2010

 

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The Billy Strayhorn Songbook

Billy Strayhorn was Duke Ellington’s composing/arranging partner for 27 years, writing “Take the A Train,” “Lush Life,” and many other eventual jazz standards.

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