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The World-Class Jazz Club Run By Volunteers

The Vortex in London is a 100-person venue which recently hosted the Vijay Iyer Trio and the BBC. ...

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Louis Armstrong: With Love And Grace, A Final ‘Hello’

In one of his final performances, Armstrong used “Hello Dolly” to convey the joy of being alive.

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If Not Jazz Education, What Will Rebuild Jazz Audiences?

A professor of music writes about how a proliferation of teaching jazz hasn’t made it more popular.

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Gil Evans, Essential Jazz Arranger, At 100

Famous for his collaborations with Miles Davis, Evans brought orchestral colors and textures to jazz, and was a ...

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