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  • Jazz: Brooklyn's Beat - Jaleel Shaw Quartet Sun, June 27

    June 24, 2010. Posted by Brandy Wood.

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    Sunday Jazz Session: Heart of Brooklyn, WBGO and the Brooklyn Museum present an afternoon of jazz featuring the Jaleel Shaw Quartet in the museum’s Sculpture Garden, inspired by the special exhibition Andy Warhol: The Last Decade.

    Sunday, June 27, 3pm
    Brooklyn Museum
    200 Eastern Parkway
    Brooklyn, NY

    Photo: Lafiya Watson

  • Hank Jones Remembered

    June 23, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    On May 31, 2010, Piano Legend Hank Jones passed away.  WBGO celebrates the life and music of Hank Jones this Saturday at 3pm.  Hear two interviews with the piano giant plus an exclusive Jazz 88 recording of him in duo with bassist Bob Cranshaw in 2007.  Hear a preview of the broadcast below.

    A Celebration of Life & Memorial for the legendary Hank Jones occurs this Saturday at 2pm at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, located at West 138 street (between Lenox Ave.and Adam Clayton Blvd. - Simon Rentner

  • Meet The Jazz Audience: Frankie Graves

    June 23, 2010. Posted by Joshua Jackson.

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    Frankie Graves of Manhattan, N.Y. (Image Credit: Josh Jackson)

    In the last few decades, June has become the busiest month for jazz in New York City, home to the biggest jazz scene in the world. But who is actually going to these shows? A small team of Bloggers Supreme has been attending the festivities -- primarily, the CareFusion Jazz Festival New York. In between our reports on various goings-on, we'll be talking to the some of the people who are actually in the audience. We start off every conversation with the simple question: how did you hear about this show? And be sure to check out more of our Meet The Jazz Audience series. --Ed.

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