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    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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Subtle Disguise

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Flyway

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Crime Zone

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Begin the Agora

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Time Like This

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Tim Rachbach
Under One Moon

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Doubles, Vol. 1

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Anita O'Day
Anita O'Day

Born Anita Belle Colton in Chicago, Illinois on October 18, 1919, O’Day got her start as a teen. She eventually changed her name to O’Day and in the late 1930’s began singing in a jazz club called... read more

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9:30 Club
Washington, DC
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Mark Farina
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Bethesda, MD
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Bethesda, MD
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