Tag Archives: #jazz

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New Orleans Jazz Fest – “When Doves Sing not Cry”

Don’t cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of…

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#NewOrleans, Love Me or “Hate Me for my Freedom”?

In the immediate aftermath of #Katrina, many around America blamed the death and destruction on New Orleans and its residents – some asked should the US simply abandon New Orleans?…

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Peace, Prayer, & the Violin

The International Day of Peace is celebrated by the United Nations on 21 September, and each September the Peace Bell in the Japanese Garden at the UN rings its message…

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Jazz for the Global Soul

Music is beyond just entertainment, but part of a culture shared from Africa to the Americas to Asia and Europe. It promotes a vision of what is possible when the…

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When Music Is Like “Sex on the Beach”

A variety of ingredients, all stirred-up with the beach as the backdrop and intoxicating — that was the music scene in New Jersey this past summer, almost over but maybe…