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Woody Shaw Quintet, Juan Les Pins, July 24 1979: "Seventh Avenue"

Woody Shaw (tp), Carter Jefferson (ss), Onaje Allan Gumbs (p), Stafford James (b) and Victor Lewis (dr). Thanks to the late Otto Flückiger! Please also visit...

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Woody Shaw - obsequious #jazz

recorded in NYC ( 1965 ) as Woody Shaw's first album as a leader. Woody Shaw - trumpet Joe Henderson - tenor sax Larry Young - piano Ron Carter - bass Joe Ch...

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Willie Dixon Hoochie Coochie Man Quiet Knight 1974

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Roy Haynes - Blue 'n Boogie

http://www.highlightsinjazz.org From Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights in Jazz Charlie Parker Tribute, April, 1973 with Roy Haynes on drums, Howard McGhee and Ji...

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How the Middle East became a jazzy place #jazz

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Cairo-based Goos Hofstee takes an in-depth look at the history of Oriental Jazz – and a phenomenon known as "jazz diplomacy".
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Cairo-based Goos Hofstee takes an in-depth look at the history of Oriental Jazz – and a phenomenon known as "jazz diplomacy".

During the heydays of the Cold War, when The United States’ image in the world was badly damaged, Adam Clayton Powell, the US representative for Harlem, went to the State Department with a rather revolutionary idea. In order to change the perception of the US abroad, the world needed to get to know the “real America”, not the America of racial segregation, the cultural wasteland, or the military giant, but the land of cultural freedom and modernity, the swinging America. Powell suggested that if they sent jazz musicians to the regions that were at risk of falling under Sovjet influence, these “Jazz Ambassadors” could create goodwill and change the people’s perception of America through their music.

One of the regions that were supposedly at risk of becoming a breeding ground for communism was the Middle East, and so the area quickly became one of the focus points of the so c

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The Jazz Evangelist: Norman Granz fights racism ... - CBC Music

The Jazz Evangelist: Norman Granz fights racism ... - CBC Music | Music, Jazz | Scoop.it
Mar 04, 2013: It was 1955 in Houston, Texas. As this photographic evidence shows, Ella Fitzgerald sat in a prison cell in a long satin …
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