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June 21, 2019

 

“No Time Like Now”: Music And Conversation With Vibraphonist Dick Sisto

“Serious jazz musicians are into their music like it’s a religion,” says Sisto.

April 12, 2017

 

The Jazz Monk: Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton was one of the most influential spiritual writers of the 20th century--and he was also a passionate jazz fan.

April 19, 2011

 

Sacred Blue: Jazz Goes To Church In the 1960s

Jazz fans are known for their religious-like zeal, but in the 1960s jazz sometimes became a PART of religion, providing the soundtrack for church ceremonies.

March 23, 2008

 

Jazz and Religion: The Church of John Coltrane

That church dedicated to the saxophonist in San Francisco? Not so weird, when you think about it.

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