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Ornette Coleman: Lessons in Freedom (excerpt)

This is the first of 16 short excerpts from my radio series Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz.  Based on my book of the same name, the series (and book) were produced at the University of Virginia in the … Continue reading

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Voices and Freedoms: A History of Jazz

A sweeping history of jazz from its roots in African and Blues music to the present day, Voices and Freedoms presents ways to understand and appreciate jazz’s major stars and its musical evolution more deeply.  The book was made into … Continue reading

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