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  • Top 10 Moments in Jazz History

    Top 10 Moments in Jazz History

    10. In 1956, while in the throes of kicking his heroin addiction and late for a gig, Miles Davis picks up a small black snake that had wandered into his Missouri home and...

  • Tampere Jazz Happening 2018: Warmth for winter

    Tampere Jazz Happening 2018: Warmth for winter

    In Finland, as winter begins and the clocks change, the city of Tampere, a couple hours north of Helsinki, hosts its International Jazz Happening over a long weekend. The world comes to...

  • Meet Roy Hargrove

    Meet Roy Hargrove

    Yeah, with some cats. Especially cats like Ralph Moore. I like playing with Ralph. I remember the first time I played a gig with him was at The Willow, when I was going to Berklee....

  • Edgefest 2018: The Chicago Connection

    Edgefest 2018: The Chicago Connection

    This year, Ann Arbor, Michigan's Edgefest Festival turned to Chicago for inspiration. An astonishing array of talented musicians, most with roots in Chicago's storied past or its vibrant present...

  • Big in Japan: A History of Jazz in the Land of the Rising Sun, Part 1

    Big in Japan: A History of Jazz in the Land of...

    The music market in Japan--second only to the U.S. in terms of revenue--generates more than two-billion dollars in sales annually. Enthusiasts and collectors of jazz recordings had long ago discovered that Japan's...

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When George Cables was going to school in New York City he used to walk the streets at night, taking in the cosmopolitan sights and sounds, mentally recording his encounters with "so many different... read more

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