• Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince, 2017 Part 1

    Festival International de Jazz de Port-au-Prince,...

    Haiti: the only nation in the world established as the result of a slave revolt; home of Vodou. Haiti: poorest country in the Western Hemisphere; subject to devastating hurricanes and earthquakes...

  • The Politics of Dancing: Jazz and Protest, Part 1

    The Politics of Dancing: Jazz and Protest, Part 1

    In 1964, Civil Rights workers, known as Freedom Riders, were increasingly becoming the victims of violent attacks from the Ku Klux Klan as they initiated a program to register black voters in the Deep...

  • Take Me Out to the Ballgame

    Take Me Out to the Ballgame

    As a licensed, board certified Genius, it goes without saying that I have a wide and eclectic range of interests. From World War I to Shakespeare, from Jazz to a vast array of world cuisines, from the supervolcano...

  • Billy Krechmer: A Philadelphia Story

    Billy Krechmer: A Philadelphia Story

    There is a story told of the last night of an iconic jazz club in Philadelphia in 1966. The bandleader-owner, it was said, had been called away prior to closing. He was unable to return before the end of the...

  • Emma Franz's Bill Frisell: A Portrait

    Emma Franz's Bill Frisell: A Portrait

    Not long after the film Bill Frisell: A Portrait begins to roll, Bonnie Raitt—one of the many high profile names that lend their thoughts about one of the most influential guitarists and composers of the past...

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Jason Anick & Jason...
United

Oceans of Vows

Alex Cline's Flower...
Oceans of Vows

Chromola

1982
Chromola

Satin Doll – A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn

Peter Madsen
Satin Doll – A...

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Remi

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Nothing But You
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Thought

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