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Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting

Bob Porter (Portraits In Blue), Dan Morgenstern (Institue of Jazz Studies), Rich Conaty (WFUV), Scott Wenzel (Mosaic Records), Will Friedwald (Author/Jazz Journalist), Jack…

Legendary Pianist Horace Silver Dies At 85

Pianist Horace Silver, whose potent and catchy combination of blues, funk and Latin sounds shifted the jazz landscape in the 1950s and ’60s,…

Doyle New York to Auction the Collection of Blue Note Records President Bruce Lundvall on June 25

Doyle New York is honored to auction a remarkable collection of original album cover art, rare photography and related ephemera assembled by Bruce┬áLundvall,…

Bill Clinton to receive award for jazz advocacy

Former President Bill Clinton will get a chance to play his saxophone when the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz honors him with its…

Movie filming in Cincinnati about jazz musician Miles Davis, to star Don Cheadle

A movie about the life of jazz pioneer Miles Davis featuring Don Cheadle will film in Cincinnati this summer, a film commission said…

Atlanta Jazz Festival

The Atlanta Jazz Festival is regarded as one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country. An annual celebration of the music,…

Songs from Alligator Artists Appear on National Television

Alligator Records recordings from Professor Longhair, Corey Harris and Anders Osborne have and continue to appear on network television programs. Professor Longhair’s Whole…

Joe Louis Walker to Participate in Monk Institute’s International Jazz Day in Osaka

Blues Hall of Famer Joe Louis Walker will take part in the Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz’s International Jazz Day in Osaka, Japan…

James Cotton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Mississippi Arts Commission

The Mississippi Arts Commission presented blues music icon (and Tunica, Mississippi native) James Cotton with the coveted Governor’s Award For Excellence In The…

Chicago Jazz Festival Announce Headliners – Aug. 28-31

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the headliners performing in Millennium Park for the 36th Annual Chicago…

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