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CUBA: The Conversation Continues

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Recorded in Havana 48 hours after President Obama announced his plan to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is a powerful statement, a juxtaposition of music and current events. 84 more words

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CUBA: The Conversation Continues

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Recorded in Havana 48 hours after President Obama announced his plan to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra’s “Cuba: The Conversation Continues” is a powerful statement, a juxtaposition of music and current events. 86 more words

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For Jerry Gonzalez' 65th Birthday, a "Directors Cut" Jazz Times Article From 2009 and an Uncut Downbeat Blindfold Test From 2003

In acknowledgement of master conguero-trumpeter-conceptualist Jerry Gonzalez’s 65th birthday, here’s a “Director’s Cut” of a feature piece I wrote for Jazz Times in 2012 about Jerry and basssist Andy Gonzalez, his brother, a pioneer in such rising-star young bassists as , among others, Carlos Henriquez and Luques Curtis, and an uncut, animated 2003 Blindfold Test with Jerry. 8,626 more words

DownBeat

Selected Events (05/31) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s WestSide

Today’s TOP 10 – SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2015
“We search the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you don’t have to.” 1,047 more words

Atlanta Jazz Festival 2015 Preview: Sunday on the International Stage

On Sunday, May 24th, the 38th Atlanta Jazz Festival’s International Stage will close in a big way, with the latest winners of the Grammy Award for Best Latin Jazz Album: … 835 more words

Atlanta Jazz Festival

Cornell West, Alice Walker, Jasmine Guy Support March Against Police Murder

Tomorrow across the country, those fed up with the relationship between law enforcement and people of color will come together to rally against unjust police violence.  354 more words

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Cornell West, Alice Walker, Jasmine Guy Support March Against Police Murder On April 14

,” says West. “And when you love folk, you hate the fact that they’ve been treated unjustly. That’s why we’re here. That’s why we’re gonna march on April 14. 115 more words

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