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Youth Jazz, Art, Blues, and Worldbeats: 5.18 - 5.24

Please indulge me for a moment as I tell you about an event that means much to me. It’s Celebrate Youth Jazz!, a fundraiser for the Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education (DFJE) to be held… 2,395 more words

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Selected Events (04/09) + Museum Special Exhibitions: Manhattan’s 5th Avenue

Today’s Super 7 > SATURDAY / APR. 09, 2016

“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.” We make it as easy as 1-2-3. 1,973 more words

For Freddy Cole's 84th Birthday, A Downbeat Feature From 2009

For grandmaster singer-pianist Freddy Cole’s 84th birthday, here’s a DownBeat feature I had an opportunity to write about him in 2009.


After breakfast on the second Sunday morning of this summer’s Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, the 78-year-old singer-pianist Freddy Cole, only a few hours removed from Saturday’s midnight show, considered a question about retirement. 2,576 more words


Route 66 Song Of The Week:  Natalie Cole

Howdy, road music lovers! We’re overdue for an installment of our favorite road anthem, and this week it’s Natalie Cole’s turn. Given that her dad, … 416 more words

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Music, Music, Music: 6.10 - 6.16

Music, Music, Music. It’s a #1 song from 1949, sung by Teresa Brewer,  with the line, “All I want is loving you and music, music, music.” We are lucky enough to have plenty of music here in the Twin Cities. 1,566 more words

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