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Sergio Salvatore, the ‘Marvelous Kid’

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 10:36 pm (UTC+0)
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Italian-American pianist and composer performed in public at the age of four

Tim Hagans, The Moon is Waiting

Posted February 20th, 2012 at 8:33 pm (UTC+0)
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Hard bop trumpeter will be awarded an honorary doctorate of music from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki

Spalding Donates Nobel Dress to Women in Jazz Initiative

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC+0)
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Spalding wore the dress for her performance at the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for U.S. President Obama

Pat Metheny, a Vibrant, Versatile and Prolific Guitarist: Interview

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 12:29 am (UTC+0)
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If you would like to walk down music memory lane, then I suggest you listen to Path Metheny’s new Album: What’s It All About. It will provoke emotional response

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Diaa BekheetCairo native Diaa Bekheet has worked for a host of media outlets, including Radio Cairo in English, ETV News, Deutsche Presse-Agentur and the Associated Press. He joined VOA in Feb. 1989, hosting a variety of popular news and entertainment shows for the former Arabic Service such as Radio Ride Across America, Business Week, and Jazz Club USA. He has interviewed a number of Jazz celebrities, including the legendary Dizzy Gillespie. Diaa is currently an editor for our main English site, VOAnews.com.

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