Author Archives: Richard Guzman

Fats Waller: One Never Knows, Do One?

The Video/Audio below is an excerpt from the seventh show of my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz, based on my 1976 book of the same name.  The 16-part series played across the nation for five years … Continue reading

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The Neighbor Project’s 2022 Gala

SEPTEMBER 17, 2022:  A fun and inspirational evening celebrating the STARS who make our communities shine… > UPDATE 2: Read a brief follow up of the gala HERE.  > UPDATE 1:  Sorry. As of Sept. 12th the gala is SOLD … Continue reading

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Louis Armstrong, GOAT?

The Video/Audio below is an excerpt from the fifth show of my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz, based on my 1976 book of the same name.  The 16-part series played across the nation for five years … Continue reading

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