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Whitney Houston Smooth Jazz Tribute

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 8:59 pm (UTC+0)
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One of the great female vocalists of our time falls silent

Guitarist Al Di Meola’s European Jazz Tour

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 7:35 pm (UTC+0)
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The blazing jazz fusion guitarist is nominated for the upcoming Latin GRAMMY for ‘Best Instrumental’ Recording

Jazz, From Iran to Costa Rica

Posted February 18th, 2011 at 3:37 pm (UTC+0)
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I listened to Heat of the Sun for the first time while reading “The Iranians: Persia, Islam and the Soul of a Nation” by American writer Sandra Mackey

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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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