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Tony Williams, Drummer Extraordinaire with China Connection

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 6:56 pm (UTC+0)
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The innovative drummer known for control of sticks and use of polyrhythms and metric modulation in jazz

Miguel Zenon, The Puerto Rican Songbook

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC+0)
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A great effort to preserve the early 20th century’s musical heritage of Puerto Rico

Ron Carter, a Prolific, Smart and Funky Jazz Artist

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 7:22 pm (UTC+0)
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He is the world’s most prolific jazz bassist with more than 2,000 recordings under his belt

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?

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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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