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Spalding Wins, Makes Music History

Posted February 15th, 2011 at 7:18 pm (UTC+0)
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Esperanza Spalding makes history at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards, becoming the first-ever jazz artist to win “Best New Artist” of the year

Grammy & Esperanza Spalding

Posted February 13th, 2011 at 2:18 am (UTC+0)
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Will Esperanza Spalding win her first Grammy for the Best New Artist?

Imagine in Jazz

Posted January 31st, 2011 at 8:14 pm (UTC+0)
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What I love about Imagine is that it is unique and features an amazing array of music superstars from every region of the planet, including India Arie, Jeff Beck, Pink, Seal, Omou Sangare and others

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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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