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The winners of the 18th annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz Awards for Music and Recording are

"A work of considerable substance." — The New Yorker. In this marvelous oral history, the words of such legends as Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, and Billy Holiday trace the birth, growth, and changes in jazz over the years. Includes excerpts from hundreds of personal interviews, letters, tapes, and articles.

Jazz on the Hill: July, 11, 12, 13 - Once again jazz music will be spearheading the festival – it was a love of jazz, after all, which launched the event 22 years ago – with a whole range of big names from the international music scene.

Application deadline April 11, 2014  - JM Jazz World,  the leading  international  youth jazz orchestra ,  is looking for talented musicians  between the ages of 18- 26 for  its  2014  programme.  The  orchestra  is  looking  for  saxophonists, trombonists,  trumpeters,  hornists,  tubists,  guitarists,  b assists,  drummers, pianists and vocalists. 

Contest is over - Thanks for playing with us - We will be back soon with another JAZZ QUIZZ -

FRED LIPSIUS last release. This is Fred’s first jazz sextet recording as a leader.

Billy Hart Quartet  - (Billy Hart - Mark Turner - Ethan Iverson - Ben Street)

John McLaughlin and the 4th Dimension

Unity  - Larry Young


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