Category Archives: That’s What They Heard

Ain’t But a Few of Us: Black jazz writers tell their story pt2

Modern Music Man JOHN MURPH John Murph has channeled his voracious appetite for modern music — particular that which falls into the creative contemporary category.  In his case that includes an encyclopedic sensibility when it comes to modern jazz, the leading … Continue reading

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Audience Development: still task #1

Those who follow jazz, and all serious music for that matter, are often heard to bemoan various disparities, alleged shortcomings, and issue red flags for the future of such music in the U.S. if not the rest of the world.  … Continue reading

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African Rhythms anecdote #4

photo by Oumar Fall     The fourth in our ongoing series of anecdotes from the forthcoming book African Rhythms, our as-told-to autobiography of Randy Weston, takes us back to the dawn of the 1950s when Randy was a green … Continue reading

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