Archive For February, 2012

Jazz’s Lost and Found

By | February 25, 2012

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This hour it’s stories of forgotten finds from jazz’s lost and found bin. We’ll talk with Loren Shoenberg of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem about his efforts to retrieve and restore one of the music’s biggest lost treasure troves of 1930s jazz, and explore the long-lost African American resort community of Idlewild and how […]

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Great Jazz Cities: New Orleans

By | February 18, 2012

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Jazz was born in New Olreans, right? Well it depends on who you ask. In this hour, we get to the bottom of that question and tour the sites and sounds of New Orleans jazz as we continue our series on America’s great jazz cities. We’ll talk with jazz historian Bruce Raeburn about the birth […]

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Jazz and the Visual Arts

By | February 10, 2012

Jazz and the Visual Arts

You can’t listen to a painting or see a song. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t really interesting places where the worlds of jazz and art overlap.  In this hour, we’ll kick off a new series on jazz’s connection to the arts with a look at the criss-crossing paths of jazz and the visual arts. […]

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