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June 28, 2019

 

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We remember Doris Day, who passed away last month at age 97, and her work singing jazz with Les Brown, Andre Previn and more.

June 21, 2019

 

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This week, we take a look at some recent releases in the world of vocal jazz.

May 31, 2019

 

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Even as early as the 1940s, Bing Crosby was already considered a jazz legend

May 24, 2019

 

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Sassy: Sarah Vaughan In The Late 1950s

The late 1950s was the time when Sarah Vaughan became jazz royalty. “Sassy,” as she was called, had signed to Mercury Records, and her career moved in two different directions simultaneously

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