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Celebrating


ESSENTIAL JAZZ

  • Celebrating with Essential Jazz, Bopnicity, ContempoJazz, PolyRhythms, Exaltation, Blues, Global Beat and more.

Articles

  • Billy Strayhorn

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    Celebrating A Creative Genius

    Billy Strayhorn was an iconic, gifted, talented, creative genius. JazzArt at Lincoln Center is having a two-year celebration marking his 100th centennial. Read More »

  • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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    Sweet Soul Music Revival

    Referred to as neo-soul, retro soul and soul revival, 70s and 80s soul is undergoing a renaissance. Spearheading this soulful resurgence is Brooklyn-based Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Read More »

  • Dee Dee Bridgewater

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    More Than "The Chick Singer"

    Singers Dee Dee Bridgewater and Dianne Reeves and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington talk about being women in jazz. Read More »

  • China Moses

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    Miss C: Consummate Talent

    Singer/television host China Moses (daughter of Dee Dee Bridgewater and actor Gilbert Moses) talks about her music. Listen to the Podcast »

ART of Jazz


  • Artist Romare Bearden

    Much of the work of iconic artist Romare Bearden reflects his love for jazz. Bearden also created the popular jazz composition "Sail Away." Read More. »

Music4Life


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    Music Making Lives Better

    Musicians are using their creativity to improve and enrich lives around the world. Musicians are creating and are actively participating in life-changing programs. Read More »

In Performance


  • Marcus Printup Sextet Live

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    Marcus Printup leads a group of talented musicians in this live performance at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola. All of the compositions performed are from the new CD release and include "En Route," "Greasy," and the title tune, "Young Bloods." Read More. »

  • Andra Day Live

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    Andra Day is sultry, sassy, saucy, bluesy, jazzy and oh so soulful in this live concert, this musicial conversation with the talented Miss Day in Austin. Read More. »

    Charles Bradley Live

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    Charles Bradley looks like James Brown, has a gravelly vocal quality similar to that of the God Father of Soul, but it is evident in this live performance that "the screaming eagle" is a talented artist in his own right. Read More. »



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