Monthly Archives: May 2008

New Orleans Diary Vlll: Jazzfest ’08

As with all things New Orleans, the incomparable New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been in steady recovery mode.  If the second ’08 weekend is any example, at least that very important part of the New Orleans jazz, culture, … Continue reading

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IAJE: Gone, Gone, Gone… What’s Next?

Now that the deed has been done and the International Association for Jazz Education has seemingly folded it’s tent and significantly filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection — a filing quite different from the more familiar Chapter 11 which would … Continue reading

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Artist’s P.O.V.: A Saxophonic Mission

Saxophonist-composer Virginia Mayhew, a slender woman of great warmth and a ready smile, is by no means a physically imposing person, but the depth and breadth of her tenor saxophone sound — big, full & rich with nuance — has always been … Continue reading

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