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ARTICLE: HISTORY OF JAZZ

Pittsburgh Jazz: A Brief History

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This article was first published at the Explore PA History website.

At first glance, Pittsburgh might not seem the most likely place to produce great jazz musicians. Situated on the western edge of the state, “Smoketown" was a gritty industrial city, better known for being the center of the nation's steel industry, than for ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Marty Khan Interview: About His Book "Straight Ahead"

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Marty Khan, author of Straight Ahead: A Comprehensive Guide to the Business of Jazz (Without Sacrificing Dignity or Artistic Integrity) is widely considered to be one of the most knowledgeable, creative, committed and visionary professionals in the jazz business. A co-founder and Director of Outward Visions, Inc., a not-for-profit arts and education service organization founded in ...