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May 21, 2009

 

NEA Announces Jazz Masters For 2010

Can't argue with a single name on that roster. It's particularly satisfying to see Abrams and Holman getting this recognition.

March 15, 2008

 

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Jazz Flower Power: The Charles Lloyd Quartet

In 1965 saxophonist Charles Lloyd formed a quartet, including an up-and-coming Keith Jarrett and Jack DeJohnette, that found favor with young rock audiences.

November 12, 2007

 

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Conover’s Coming Over: Willis Conover and Jazz at the VOA

Working for decades as a broadcaster for the Voice of America, Willis Conover was perhaps the most influential and widely-heard jazz DJ of the 20th century.

October 16, 2007

 

Jazz around the Internet…and George Avakian speaks with Night Lights

Notes and tones from around the web:On the heels of his fantastic Hal McKusick series, Marc Myers follows up with a profile of David Amram

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