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Jazz Appreciation Month 2018: Jazz and Justice

Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) was created at the National Museum of American History in 2001 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz for the entire month of April. 7 more words

Four in One (Afternoon) (April 13th, 2018, Columbia, MO)

I had an afternoon free at the end of a hectic week, and I needed just the right sounds to put me straight for the weekend. 748 more words

Listening Diary

Celebrate jazz music all month long on SiriusXM

SiriusXM is here to jazz up your April with programming across SiriusXM in honor of Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM)! Celebrate America’s original art form, a genre that is performed and listened to by people of virtually every nationality and culture worldwide. 984 more words


April: National Poetry Month and Jazz Appreciation Month

The April is a month of special celebrations. In addition to being National Poetry Month, April has been set aside as Jazz Appreciation Month, and so these celebrations come together in a personal way, as poet who is strongly influenced by all manner of music, but especially jazz. 443 more words

An Update Of Sorts, And Jazz Appreciation Month

It’s been a while since I last posted anything here, so I thought this would be a good time to bring you up to date on what’s going on. 306 more words


April means JAM, also Paula Atherton is our Featured Artist of the Month!

It’s no “April Fool’s” joke. Jazz Appreciation Month returns to our airwaves!

Our daily playlist includes some of the legends of jazz music, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and many more. 223 more words



April celebrates poetry and jazz
Peace to the #poets talkin’ all that jazz

We appreciate the cultural heritage of Congo Square
Peace to the ancestors that gathered there… 341 more words