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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…

Widow of Dave Brubeck, 90, dies

Iola Brubeck, the widow of jazz legend Dave Brubeck, died Wednesday morning in her Connecticut home at age 90, according to Dave Brubeck’s…

Osaka, Japan to Host the Third International Jazz Day

The third annual International Jazz Day will take place on April 30, with Osaka, Japan, serving as this year’s host city. The event will…

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Band Director Academy

May 28-30, 2014 Mesa Arts Center Mesa, AZ June 27-June 30, 2014 Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center New…

International Jazz Day 2014

International Jazz Day is April 30, 2014. In November 2011, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially designated April 30…

Congressman Conyers’ New Jazz Bill

We wanted to  inform you about this new jazz bill being introduced by Congressman Conyers; National Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act. Jazz Forward…

2014 Black History Specials

The Big Red Couch – 5 Decades of Black Music Saturday, Feb. 8, 15 and 22 from 9-10pm The Big Red Couch produced…

Jim Hall On Piano Jazz

Widely admired as a gifted and innovative player, jazz guitarist Jim Hall had a career that spanned more than five decades. In a…

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