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Hentoff helped pave way for jazz journalism’s acceptance

Read "Hentoff helped pave way for jazz journalism’s acceptance" reviewed by Jim Trageser

Nat Hentoff's passing last week left me feeling, well, old. Whenever we lose a mentor--a grandparent, a teacher, someone who encouraged us--it's a reminder of our own mortality, that we are, in the parlance of football coaches, the next ones up.

I don't feel anywhere near to ready or worthy or capable of assuming ...

NEWS: RADIO

Ellington's 3-minute Masterpieces This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

Ellington's 3-minute Masterpieces This Week on Riverwalk Jazz

This week on Riverwalk Jazz, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band and special guest Dick Hyman present a program of jewel-like short jazz pieces from the Duke Ellington repertoire. Broadway actor Vernel Bagneris brings to life scenes from Ellington's legendary life in first-person accounts. Other guests include New Orleans singer Topsy Chapman, trumpeters Nicholas Payton and Clark Terry, and the father-son ...


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