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Articles with keyword "Jazz"

Dave Brubeck

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DAVE BRUBECK: Ambassador of Cool

The master of West Coast jazz blends his music with his advocacy for human rights.

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In Ellington’s Shadow: The Life of Billy Strayhorn

A new film examines the work of the composer of "Take the 'A' Train" and "Lush Life."

Georges Collinet broadcasting "Bonjour L'Afrique from Washington, D.C.

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From Maxi Voom Voom to Afropop

Georges Collinet was a rock ’n’ roll-playing, Cold War DJ; now he's an elder stateman of world music.

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Tenor of the Times

In an otherworldly black-and-white photo taken in midtown Manhattan by renowned jazz photographer William Gottlieb on a rainy night in July 1948, jam-packed neon signs shine brightly along both sides

Black Swan Records logo from 1921.

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Black Swan Rising

The brief success of Harlem's own record company.