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Today's Music News
Posted 10/5/2007

Princeton Celebrates The Blues

Mel Martin Honors Benny Carter at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Django Reinhardt Method Taught On New DVD

The Down Beat Archives

Albert Ayler--The Truth Is Marching In
Published 11/17/1966

A Profile Of Mahalia
Published 12/11/1958

Wayne Shorter's "Creativity and Change"
Published 12/12/1968

Spotlight Artist: Ben Webster

Ben Webster brought the tenor saxophone to prominence in the 1940s Duke Ellington Orchestra. Born March 27, 1909, in Kansas City, Mo., he studied music at Wilberforce University and, soon after, played piano for silent movies in Amarillo, Texas.

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When the vocalist decided to explore the connections between jazz and African music for her latest project, Red Earth, she did not cut any corners. Rather, she dove deep into this project, traveling to Mali to record with the likes of Oumou Sangare and Toumani Diabate. We went with Bridgewater to Africa for this behind-the-scenes account of the historic sessions.

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