Monthly Archives: June 2010

JJA Marches On

 Monday, June 14 marked the annual Jazz Journalists Association Jazz (JJA) Awards event.  The venue City Winery proved to be quite the ambient locale for what has become a jazz community tradition.  As the tribes gathered to schmooze, catch-up on … Continue reading

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On the road with Weston

 Coming this fall: African Rhythms, the autobiography of Randy Weston, composed by NEA Jazz Master Randy Weston, arranged by Willard Jenkins (Duke University Press).   Geographically, ranking third only to Africa and Brooklyn in the odyssey of NEA Jazz Master Randy … Continue reading

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Jazz Venue Chronicles — Part One

 Following on the heels of our recently concluded series Ain’t But a Few, conversations with African American jazz and music writers, we begin a series of conversations with African American and other black folks who have presented jazz music on … Continue reading

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Songs that made the phones ring… (1st half 2010)

  Songs that made the phones ring — an idea inspired by the late record man Joel Dorn — is our quarterly Ancient Future radio listing of selections that made the telephones ring at WPFW.  At WPFW we have an … Continue reading

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