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  • Bray Jazz Festival 2018

    Bray Jazz Festival 2018

    From the hilltop vantage point the Atlantic lies veiled under a blanket of thick mist. Greystones, five miles to the right, birthplace of the great Christy Doran, peeks out, seemingly floating above the misty clouds like a Roger Dean gatefold. Away to the left, across rocky fields studded with yellow heather...

  • Matsuli Music: The Fight Against Forgetting

    Matsuli Music: The Fight Against Forgetting

    Now approaching a decade of operations, Matsuli Music has placed itself at the frontline of reissuing some of South Africa's most influential, important, and yet nevertheless now difficult-to-find albums in pursuit of its stated mission: "The Fight Against Forgetting."...

  • Linda Sikhakhane: Two Sides, One Mirror

    Linda Sikhakhane: Two Sides, One Mirror

    Though it has not received the level of press attention it warrants, South Africa's Jazz scene of the past decade has experienced an astonishing flourishing of artistry and development. While the scene lost some of its titans like Zim Ngqawana...

  • Jeff Duperon: Building a Jazz Bridge for Musicians and the Community

    Jeff Duperon: Building a Jazz Bridge for...

    As Jazz Bridge continues in its fourteenth year of lighting up the jazz scene in Philadelphia, Jeff Duperon is succeeding Suzanne Cloud as its Executive Director. Duperon, a New Orleans born and bred disc jockey and man about town, is revered in...

  • Indecent Heroes and All That Jazz

    Indecent Heroes and All That Jazz

    Bill Cosby's deserved fall from Grace, perhaps more than anyone else's—and there has been a dizzying final reckoning for a bunch of them—has really hit me. I've been trying to figure out why that is and it's not obvious. But I think it's partly about how the accusations against Chuck Close have been handled...

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Seymour Reads The Constitution!

Brad Mehldau Trio
Seymour Reads The...

Half Light

Andy Zimmerman
Half Light

The Groove Hunter

McClenty Hunter Jr.
The Groove Hunter

Mephiti

Mephiti
Mephiti

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Dalia Faitelson
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Seymour Reads The Constitution!

Brad Mehldau Trio
Seymour Reads The...

Colours of Sound

Simon Pilbrow with...
Colours of Sound

A Blast From The Past

Bob Downes Open...
A Blast From The...

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Sililoquoy for Michael Brown

Idris Ackamoor & The...
Sililoquoy for Michael...

Budapest

Robi Botos
Budapest

Maxwell's House

Shawn Maxwell
Maxwell's House

How's Up There?

Bongwool Lee
How's Up There?

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Archie Shepp
Archie Shepp

Archie Shepp was born in 1937 in Fort Lauderdale in Florida. He grew up in Philadelphia, studied piano and saxophone and attended high school in Germantown; he went to college, became involved with... read more

Jazz Near You

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THE TWINS JAZZ ORCHESTRA
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May24Thu 20:00
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May25Fri 8:00 PM
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