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David Dupont

Independent journalist, arts & otherwise, living in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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David Dupont has played, listened, and written about jazz for 50 years. He completed a self-designed major in Jazz Studies at the University of Massachusetts in 1976, and later received an MFA in Fiction Writing from Vermont College. For 40 years he worked as a newspaper journalist in Vermont, New Hampshire, Central New York, and Ohio. He is founder and co-owner of the local news & arts website BGIndependentmedia.org. He has written about jazz in a number of publications including Cadence, One Final Note and AllMusic.com.

My Jazz Story

Grew up at a time when you could see Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington & others on TV. My oldest brother loved Brubeck. At 14 I bought Ellington's "Far East Suite." I was just starting to play then. Added writing about jazz later. Still listening, writing, & playing on occasion.

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