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Charlie Haden Dies at 77

“No other instrument in jazz is more essential than the bass, both backbone and heartbeat, and Haden is its master.” – Francis Davis, The Atlantic Monthly Time Magazine has hailed jazz legend Charlie Haden as “one of the most restless, gifted, and intrepid players in all of jazz.” Haden’s career …

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Electric Jazz At It’s Best, Teruo Nakamura & Rising Sun Band – June 25 (Wed) 9PM @Zinc Bar

After a long hiatus, Jazz Bassist/Producer Teruo Nakamura will revisit his two timeless classic electric Jazz albums from the late 1970’s, “Rising Sun” and ” Manhattan Special” For decades, while Teruo Nakamura was busy producing more than 60 records performed by such legendary musicians as Stanley Turrentine, George Benson, Roy …

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Black Passports: Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment

Black Passports: Travel Memoirs as a Tool for Youth Empowerment Music: Les Nubians and Dizzy Gillespie. This 6-minute video outlines contents of the book Black Passports and weaves together visuals of African American world travelers with locations they visited. http://www.professorevans.net/videos.html (Formats: YouTube, Vimeo, & Download) BOOK DESCRIPTION (SUNY, 2014) Black …

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