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  • Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool

    Istanbul’s İKSV: An Intensity Beyond Cool

    It would be easy to get breathless, even giddy, about the range and schedule of cultural events organized by İKSV, the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (in Turkish: İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı). One individual could not possibly keep up...

  • Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz

    Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion...

    Pianist, composer, and arranger Alan Broadbent doesn't just "dig" jazz. He has a deep and enduring passion for it. Growing up in mid-20th-century New Zealand, he quickly went beyond piano lessons to reading...

  • Does Talent Matter?

    Does Talent Matter?

    A good friend of mine, who is a recognized great guitarist, once said to me as we were standing at the bar of the old Birdland, "Charlie Christian really wasn't that good a player player, you know."...

  • Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    He is a composer, performer, bandleader, businessman, educator and leadership trainer. He handles each with a clear head, confidence and sense of purpose. He's bright, articulate and relates to people on any level....

  • Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the Jazz Grounds

    Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the...

    Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey County Fairgrounds September 21-23, 2018 It made perfect sense when the Monterey Jazz Festival toasted it's milestone 60th anniversary last year with a bevy of...

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iQba - Jazz Meets Cuban Timba

Carlos Averhoff Jr.
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Globe Unity - 50 Years

Alexander von...
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Solon McDade
Murals

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Particle
Accelerator

Little Big

Aaron Parks
Little Big

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Doyle Bramhall II
Shades

Putumayo Presents: Ska Around the World

Various Artists
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Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie

John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, along with Charlie Parker, ushered in the era of Be-Bop in the American jazz tradition. He was born Cheraw, South Carolina, and was the youngest of nine children. He began... read more

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Washington, DC
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Dee Dee Bridgewater
Blues Alley
Washington, DC
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Big Thief, Adrianne Lenker
9:30 Club
Washington, DC
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Ottmar Liebert
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Alexandria, VA
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Johnny A., Johnny A
Jammin Java
Vienna, VA
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The Voyage
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC
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The Voyage
Twins Jazz
Washington, DC