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Jazz at Lincoln Center Swings with the Jazz Age

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 11.01.2016 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

No cultural institution, anywhere, does a better job recalling the Jazz Age and its inseparable link with New York than Jazz at Lincoln Center. After...

Join The Parade With The Electric New Orleans Russ Liquid Test

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.13.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Photo by Jason Kruppa The desire to create begins with inspiration. Electronic music is constantly being reinvented as new technology arises and inno...

Jazz at Lincoln Center Performs Night of Gershwin

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 01.31.2017 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

The rhythm was absolutely fascinating at the Rose Theater over this past weekend as the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by its virtuoso artistic...

Jazz Fest Day 2: Billy Joel Offers Honesty on Honesty, and New Orleans Legends Get Their Due

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.28.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

For years, Jazz Fest was the annual cathartic gathering as we all slowly came home from cross-country evacuation locations. So it's a welcome change, to be looked to as inspiration for city of resilience, rather than a worst-case scenario.

'Trombone Shorty' Carries On New Orleans Jazz Tradition

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, April 27 (Reuters) - Musician Troy Andrews, better known as "Trombone Shorty," witnessed his first New Orl...

New Orleans; as Important as Ever

Roderick Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roderick Spencer

If you can't identify with the millions of hidden poor people in this country, if you blame them for their plight and consider their poverty tolerable, then you are also tolerating the continuing, systematic neglect of the cradle and laboratory of the great American art form, Jazz.