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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

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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

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MILES DAVIS AT NEWPORT 1955-1975-THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOLUME 4-VINYL EDITION

MILES DAVIS AT NEWPORT 1955-1975-THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOLUME 4-VINYL EDITION.

It was in 1954, that Elaine Lorillard and her husband Louis founded the Newport Jazz Festival. 3,554 more words

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MILES DAVIS AT NEWPORT 1955-1975-THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOLUME 4.

MILES DAVIS AT NEWPORT 1955-1975-THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOLUME 4.

It was in 1954, that Elaine Lorillard and her husband Louis founded the Newport Jazz Festival. Elaine’s love affair with jazz began in 1943.  3,536 more words

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