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Jazz and Film

By | September 10, 2012

Paul Newman and Sidney Poitier in the 1961 movie Paris Blues

In this hour, we’ll take a look at the century-long relationship between jazz and film. We’ll talk with historian Krin Gabbard about how the movies have shaped our understanding of jazz, and how jazz’s association with the seedier side of life helped define the genre of film noir. And we’ll take a look at how […]

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