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Jazz From Around the World: Europe

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Jazz has had a universal appeal since its inception. As soon as the music left its cradle of jny: New Orleans in the early years of the 20th century it quickly spread to all corners of the world. Europeans were among the first non-Americans to embrace the music and place their unique twist on it. Below ...

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Carlos Villoslada: Tabanqueando en la Plaza Nina

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The Spanish tinge referred to by pianist Jelly Roll Morton has never been far from jazz, though serious attempts to fuse flamenco and jazz only began with saxophonist Pedro Iturralde and guitarist Paco de Lucia's collaboration Flamenco-Jazz (SABA, 1968). Tenor saxophonist Carlos Villoslada continues this tradition by bringing together jazz melodies and harmonies with flamenco rhythms ...

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2010 Jarasum Jazz Festival, Gapeyong, South Korea

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Jarasum International Jazz Festival
Jarasum Island, Gapeyong, South Korea
October 15-17, 2010
Jarasum International Jazz Festival was almost washed out by rain in its first edition in 2004, and after only three editions founder and director J.J. In--South Korea's premier concert promoter--took the bold step of selling his house to meet debts and ...