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Honored that Newport Jazz Fest producer George Wein cited my DownBeat review

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Thanks-For-A-Wonderful-Festival.html?soid=110152317890v5&aid=5qEeIoHm9ms.

The item below is from Mr. Wein’s blog, “The Wein Machine.”  Thanks to Carolyn McClair Public Relations for the heads-up.

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More than 23,100 music lovers turned out July 31 – August 2 for the 2015 Newport Jazz Festival presented by Natixis Global Asset Management. 370 more words

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Harlem’s Studio Museum Acquires Monumental Artwork by Rising Star Sam Levi Jones

The Studio Museum, which concentrates its focus on artists of African descent, has decided to acquire two of the three artworks in its current show Samuel Levi Jones: Unbound. 311 more words

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Legacy Digs Into 2 Decades of Miles Davis Performances With The Newport Jazz Festival In Deluxe 4 Disc Box Set (1955-1975) | Music News

Legacy Digs Into 2 Decades of Miles Davis Performances With The Newport Jazz Festival In Deluxe 4 Disc Box Set (1955-1975) | Music News

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New Orleans Music Playlist Episode 1

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Featured performer Robin Barnes- Pieces
Gal Holiday and Honky Tonk Revue- Broke Down and Broke
A conversation with Trombone Shorty in Treme

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When A Jazz Giant and Rock's Most Eclectic Outfit Collided: Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention With Special Guest Roland Kirk, Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1969 | Blast From The Past 500 | Vintage Music

When A Jazz Giant and Rock’s Most Eclectic Outfit Collided: Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention With Special Guest Roland Kirk, Boston Globe Jazz Festival 1969 | Blast From The Past 500 | Vintage Music… 516 more words

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Dave Brubeck & Gerry Mulligan Live Album From Mexico Tour of '68 Reissued On 180-Gram Vinyl With Speakers Corner | Music News

Dave Brubeck & Gerry Mulligan Live Album From Mexico Tour of ’68 Reissued On 180-Gram Vinyl With Speakers Corner | Music News

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Jazz for the Living and the Dead at Woodlawn Cemetery

Last night I had the chance to see the graves of some jazz greats and then hear their music played live.  I took the 4 train to the end of the line to hear the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra play a free concert in Woodlawn Cemetery.   632 more words

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