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Birthplace of Jazz Helps Miyagi Musicians Play Again
Offbeat  (tags: Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, New Orleans, jazz, help, musicians, March 11, Great East Japan Earthquake, music, children, school orchestra, goodnews )

Naoko
- 1169 days ago - asahi.com
KESENNUMA, Miyagi Prefecture - Across the Pacific, the birthplace of jazz reached out to help a local group of school musicians keep their sound alive following the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake.
30 Best Blogs for Jazz Students
Offbeat  (tags: Jazz, Music, blogs )

Anna
- 1203 days ago - accreditedonlinecolleges.com
Ever since jazz burst onto the music scene, it has left an indelible impression on a diverse selection of creative types -- and not just those singing or playing an instrument, either, which is hardly surprising, considering the genre's multifaceted forms
Louis Armstrong--"What a Wonderful World!" [Video]   video
Offbeat  (tags: performance, Louis Armstrong['Satchmo'], jazz )

Janet
- 1708 days ago - youtube.com
The nickname Satchmo or Satch is short for Satchelmouth (describing his embouchure). In 1932, Percy Brooks greeted Armstrong in London with "Hello, Satchmo!", and it stuck. Here he is with his classic tune,"What A Wonderful World".
Abbey Lincoln: I Must Have That Man [Video]   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jazz, Abbey Lincoln, Max Roach, culture, performance )

Janet
- 1722 days ago - youtube.com
She is a jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress. She writes and performs her own jazz compositions. She was greatly influenced by the workof Billie Holiday. She sang on the landmark jazz civil rights recording, We Insist! - Freedom Now Suite (1960).
Ella Fitzgerald---"One Note Samba"Enjoy This Improvisational Masterpiece [Video}   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jazz, Ella Fitgerald, HIP! )

Janet
- 1904 days ago - youtube.com
"One Note Samba" performed June 22, 1969 by jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald with Ed Thigpen on drums; Frank de la Rosa, bass; and Tommy Flanagan, on piano. [O MY...Wonderful, thrilling, mind-blowing!!!]
   

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