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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

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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

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Piano Great Chick Corea Continues World Tour

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 7:48 pm (UTC+0)
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The gifted piano wizard will release a DVD chronicling his six-month long tour, the longest and biggest tour of the year in jazz

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Jessy J, Blends Jazz, Latin, Samba & Immigration Politics

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 10:06 pm (UTC+0)
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Saxophonist talks about her new album, international tour and recent performance in Dubai, UAE

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Fathy Salama, Fusing Jazz, Folk and Traditional Music on the Nile

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 10:49 pm (UTC+0)
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His mix of jazz, traditional Arabic and roots music is known for bridging the cultural gap

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Jazz, Pop & World Music, Radio Mundial Album Debuts

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 10:44 pm (UTC+0)
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Radio Mundial: Music inspired by places from the Sahara desert in North Africa to the Maya temples in the Guatamalan jungle; from Japanese anime to Hindustani classical music

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Honoring The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 4:59 pm (UTC+0)
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The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz will honor America’s Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, at a gala concert on September 12

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Ella Fitzgerald, 10th Anniversary of America’s First Lady of Songs

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 3:21 pm (UTC+0)
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Fitzgerald had a sweet, powerful three-octave voice and perfect diction, making her the best candidate to record the splendid series of Songbook albums

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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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Eva Cassidy, a Jazz, R&B, and Pop Songbird

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 11:14 pm (UTC+0)
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Eva Cassidy’s music was little-known, and her tremendous talent was not largely discovered outside her native Washington, DC, until after she died in 1996 at the age of 33

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