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Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2015-16 Schedule, Centered on 'Jazz and American Song'

Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces 2015–16 Schedule, Centered on 'Jazz and American Song' >>

Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2015-16 season has a different emphasis this time around. With the theme "Jazz and American Song," the season will feature a sustained emphasis on vocal music in the blues, jazz and pop traditions.

LGBQT: Nation's First Jazz Gay-Pride Festival OutBeat Opens in Philadelphia, Honors Billy Strayhorn First Night

Nation's First Gay Jazz Festival, OutBeat, Opens In Philadelphia; Honors Billy Strayhorn First Night >>

In keeping with the nation's progressive step, Philadelphia will play host to the U.S.'s very first LGBQT jazz festival: OutBeat. The first production, Lush Life: Philadelphia Celebrates Billy Strayhorn, honors the genre heavyweight.

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