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A Closer Walk

WWOZ have just launched a website A Closer Walk to “highlight, contextualize and advocate” for the future of these locales. It’s a bit late in the day for this: such a damn shame that so much has already been destroyed. 11 kata lagi

New Orleans

Louis Armstrong Park is a walk through jazz history

New Orleans does not have a comprehensive museum that tells the city’s story as the birthplace of jazz. In a way, the whole city is a museum. 521 kata lagi

New Orleans Performers

More Playlists For Positivity & Productivity

I recently shared a list of Spotify playlists for destress-ing and being productive at the same time. Here I expand that list with a few more playlists I love. 400 kata lagi

Summer Playlist, 2017

No accident these, no throw of the random dice, but compiled with loving care.

  1. Body & Soul : Billie Holiday, from The Quintessential Billie Holiday Vol.
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May 27th International Jazz Day

Mainland Europe gave us Classical music, England gave us Rock & Roll but America gave the world jazz! Truly an American contribution, jazz is enjoyed world wide by nearly every age. 225 kata lagi

Unboxing The Bizarre

Makeover with Sara DelBeato

Talented performer and singer, Sara DelBeato and I go way back.  The first time I saw her sing, she was about 8, and from the moment she opened her mouth, the audience was hers. 1.012 kata lagi

Black Jazz & Freemasonry

Here’s a different take on Freemasonry. Can’t say I’m comfortable with it, but these articles remind us that there were times, places and circumstances in which Masonic Lodges played a less suspicious role in society.

Guardian article

Disinfo article

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