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Articles with keyword "Jazz"

Nighttime "stroll" painting by Archibald Motley, "Black Belt"

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Block Party

Archibald Motley painted African Americans having a good time

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I'll Make Me a World

From ragtime to Spike Lee, a film captures the kaleidoscope of cultural contributions made by African Americans in this century.

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Jazz Tells its Story on Film

A Denver festival blends visual and musical media.

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Melodic Invention

Fats Waller's flair for pipe-organ and piano solos showcases his skill not only as a vocalist but as a composer.

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Jazz--An American Elixir

A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.

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The Armstrong Collection

Candid backstage recordings and a gold-plated trumpet from a king share the space at the Louis Armstrong house.

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"Blind" Boone

Commemorating a musical prodigy.

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American Modernists

An exhibition focuses on the twentieth-century artists who created a new aesthetic.

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five

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Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."

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Documenting Pittsburgh’s Past

A photographer captures the jazz musicians and sports stars of the 1930s and beyond.