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SiriusXM On Demand: M3 Metal Fest + Jazz Appreciation Month

Experience the scale from classic jazz to metal this week with Jazz Appreciation Month on Watercolors and the M3 Fest on Hair Nation. You can cleanse your palate between courses with “God/The President” himself (only in movies, of course), Morgan Freeman, on… 188 more words

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April 12 Jazz Artist of the day: Blanche Calloway

Blanche Calloway, the older sister of Cab Calloway, is April 12 Jazz Artist of the Day.  Read more about this talented and fascinating artist below. 60 more words

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Definitions and Semantics of #Jazz

It seems that most of my discussions about “jazz” usually begin and end with opinions and definitions as to what the word actually means.  Either people believe jazz to be a specific genre – one that they either like or hate – or they only know that they hate it without really being able to define it. 835 more words


Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with Great Music Books

All throughout April Duke University Press is celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month. Created by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in 2002, Jazz Appreciation Month “is intended to stimulate the current jazz scene and encourage people of all ages to participate in jazz—to study the music, attend concerts, listen to jazz on radio and recordings, read books about jazz, and more.” We couldn’t agree more, especially the reading part! 287 more words

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Jazz For A Saturday Night for April 25, 2015

Jazz Appreciation Month is drawing to a close, and here in the Portland, Oregon metro area the weather couldn’t be nicer.

JAM is a creation of the folks at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. 266 more words


Jazz Appreciation Month To End With A Bang

By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With less than a dozen events remaining in Jazz Appreciation month — this weekend is expected to bring the noise. 282 more words


'Center City Jazz Festival' Closes Out 'Jazz Appreciation Month'

The end of April unfortunately marks the end of ‘Jazz Appreciation Month’ in Philadelphia. However, the month is ending on a high note (no pun intended), thanks to the Center City Jazz Festival, which takes place on Saturday, April 25. 210 more words