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Sligo Jazz Project 2018: Days 1-2

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Music is primarily about that communication. And without free speech, there can be no communication. But while free speech is enshrined in the constitutions of the Western World, it is our responsibility to search through the resulting ignorance to find the truth and love buried beneath. Sligo Jazz Project facilitates that search. People are rarely born with the tools required to make that search fruitful. But through SJP's championing of jazz and the education thereon, these skills are shared out among the people. Jazz is an eloquent, intelligent, and emotive form of communication. And the Sligo Jazz Project makes the world just a little better, because it promotes those very qualities. Not just in musicianship. But in living.

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