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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Mechanics Hall

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Mechanics Hall
Worcester, MA
October 4, 2017

“One, two, one, two, three, and..." with the stomp of a foot, the buttery sounds of Wynton Marsalis' trumpet rolled through a 160 year old concert hall, filling the rectangular room with warm, lush tones. He ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Earl Hines: Piano Genius At Work

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This boxed set of seven CDs and one DVD pays tribute to Earl “Fatha" Hines, one of the most influential pianists in the history of jazz. From 1928, when he took over the piano stool in Louis Armstrong's band, through to the birth of bebop and modern jazz in the 1940s, when he fronted a big ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties

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Jazz. New York in the Roaring Twenties
Robert Nippold, Hans-Jürgen Schaal
144
ISBN: 3836545012
Taschen
2013

The period in the 1920's America is known as the Jazz Age, the Golden Twenties or the Roaring Twenties. The history books say that this decade after the WWI was a prosperous ...