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Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month: Smithsonian and UNESCO Jazz Holiday Award Local Legends and Newcomers With Gold Statues

Jazz Appreciation Month: Smithsonian and UNESCO Jazz Holiday Award Local Legends and Newcomers With Gold Statues >>

Unless you're completely in the unknown void outside of the jazz realm, then you know this month is the Smithsonian's own Jazz Appreciation month.

Not Suitable for Reproduction: Chuck Stewart's Unearthed Photos of John Coltrane During 'A Love Supreme' Recording Sessions Surface on NPR

Not Suitable for Reproduction: Chuck Stewart's Unearthed Photos of John Coltrane During 'A Love Supreme' Recording Sessions Surface on NPR >>

Photographer Chuck Stewart approached his assignments much like any other photographer, and those unpublished documents that record companies decided not to print would never see the light of day.

SLEEVEFACE!

International Jazz Day: SLEEVEFACE! >>

Here, then, is Scott Joplin's 'The Red Back Book'--as played by Gunther Schuller and the New England Conservatory of Music.

International Jazz Day: Robert Wyatt’s ‘70s Solo Albums as Free iPhone 4S Apps >>

The End of an Ear (CBS, Dec. '70) | Rock Bottom (Virgin, July '74) | Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (Virgin, May '75)

International Jazz Day: Jayne Cortez, 'Jazz Fan Looks Back' >>

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's been featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo is over. It's now April 30--International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day: Igor Stravinsky - Jazz After Spring >>

To celebrate America's one true music, Classicalite has been featuring articles on those artists and individuals who have made jazz what she is today. Well, the crescendo's stopped here on April 30--International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day: INSTANT REPIN! >>

The funniest pics from Classicalite's INSTANT REPIN! Pinterest board...just in time for International Jazz Day!!

Logan K. Young

International Jazz Day: Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebration >>

The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association will celebrate International Jazz Day, April 30, 2013, with a presentation of never-before-heard Armstrong recordings, a trumpet fanfare in honor of Louis and a soul food reception.

We Real Cool

Jazz Poetry Appreciation Month: Gwendolyn Brooks, 'We Real Cool' >>

Sure, April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.

Logan K. Young

Jazz Poetry Appreciation Month: Logan K. Young, 'The Beautiful, Nuyorican W.C.' >>

Sure, April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.

Jazz Poetry Appreciation Month: Lynda Hull, 'Lost Fugue for Chet' >>

Sure, April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.

Jazz Poetry Appreciation Month: Carl Sandburg, 'Honky Tonk in Cleveland, Ohio' >>

Sure, April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.

Jazz Poetry Appreciation Month: Langston Hughes, 'The Weary Blues' >>

Sure, April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo will continue on through April 30--International Jazz Day.

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