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The NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert Transcends Its Fraught Political Moment

Monday night’s presentation of the 2017 NEA Jazz Masters fellowships, coming under the shadow of a proposed presidential ...

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‘I Called Him Morgan’ Is A Tale Of Marriage, Murder And Jazz, Told From Two Sides

The brilliant trumpeter Lee Morgan, whose shocking and untimely death at the age of 33 is at the ...

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Songs We Love: Daymé Arocena, ‘Mambo Na’ Mà’

The exuberant young singer’s acrobatic voice becomes another instrument in a hybrid Cuban-Crescent City parade.

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Record Producer And Label Executive Tommy LiPuma Has Died At Age 80

After having worked his way up from packing records at a warehouse, he had decades of success collaborating ...

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