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Articles with keyword "Jazz"

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five


Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."


Documenting Pittsburgh’s Past

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

Dave Brubeck


DAVE BRUBECK: Ambassador of Cool

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


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.


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.


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.


Black Swan Rising

The brief success of Harlem's own record company.