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Aurex Jazz Festival in Japan(2)

The concert program was terrific in those days.

A luxurious four bands had been organized by George Wein.

The leader Benny Goodman :”King of Swing” 98 more words


Introducing Newport Jazz Festival 1956

Tomorrow, it is 60 years ago since the third edition of the Newport Jazz Festival opened.We will be there!

As the previous ones, it took place in the Freebody Park but in 1956 the physical setup  was a little bit different, as George Wein – the producer of the festival – explains here. 175 more words

Newport Jazz Festival 1956

Late Dora Akunyili's daughter, Njideka Crosby wins the 2015 Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

The Late Dora Akunyili’s daughter, Njideka Akunyili Crosby has won the 2015 tenth annual Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize.

The Studio Museum in Harlem made the announcement on Monday, October 26, revealing that it was bestowing its Wein Prize to the Nigerian-born painter who has lived and worked in the United States for many years. 218 more words