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Early Hardship Couldn’t Muffle Ella Fitzgerald’s Joy

Before she became First Lady of Song, Fitzgerald navigated childhood loss, poverty and homelessness — always with music ...

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Jazz Vocalist Ron Boustead’s Humor Shines On ‘Unlikely Valentine’

A mastering engineer by day, the LA singer has now made his own album, on which he treats ...

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Resonance Records Transcends The Record Store Day Chase

“I thought that for the 10th anniversary, this would be one hell of a way to remind people ...

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The 2017 NEA Jazz Masters, In Their Own Words

Hear how the artists honored by the NEA this year — Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Dave ...

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