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NPR: A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz

NPR: A DIY Guide To The History Of Women In Jazz

| June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Trombonist and arranger Melba Liston is one of the women featured in a new documentary about female instrumentalists in jazz, The Girls in the Band. Carol Comer & Diane Gregg/Courtesy of the artist New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has issued a proclamation declaring Friday “Women in Jazz Day” — an attempt at cultural […]

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Hot New Releases in New School R&B Albums

Hot New Releases in New School R&B Albums

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

1. IV Play (Explicit Deluxe Version) The-Dream | Format: MP3 Music 2. Baby Caught The Bus Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes | 3. Side Effects of You [Explicit] Fantasia | 4. Body Party Ciara | 5. Fine China Chris Brown | 6. IV Play (Explicit Version) The-Dream | 7. Sing To the Moon Laura […]

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“The Rite of Spring: Pt. I: Adoration Of The Earth: Spring Rounds”

“The Rite of Spring: Pt. I: Adoration Of The Earth: Spring Rounds”

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

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NPR: Why Jazz Musicians Love ‘The Rite Of Spring’

NPR: Why Jazz Musicians Love ‘The Rite Of Spring’

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

  by Patrick Jarenwattananon A 100-year-old ballet, composed by a Russian for a French audience, has become something of a jazz standard. ‘s orchestral score for has been interpolated on record by musicians like , and Hubert Laws. Many, many more knew The Rite, and would quote famous passages during their solos — several recordings […]

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