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Jazz fans sometimes have trouble connecting with the outside world on the matter of music, even with friends. Who is Eric Dolphy? Why can’t she just sing the melody? How do you follow this music? There’s seemingly no common ground to meet on. Jimmy Smith is often the solution to that problem: in among the […]

Low reed specialist and multi-instrumentalist jazz musician and composer Brian Landrus took a difficult period in his life and used that adversity to inspire a melodically passionate declaration in song on his new release For Now (BlueLand Records, 2020). Taking advice from the late legendary jazz valve trombonist, composer, and educator Bob Brookmeyer, “book a […]

WICN Inquiry host Mark Lynch is sharing 3 Book Recommendations a Week For Everyone Who Has Sheltered in Place a Bit Too Long. We hope these help keep you occupied and entertained! 1) *Still* unhappy with the way Game of Thrones ended? DOUGLAS L. HOWARD holds the academic chair of the English Department on the Ammerman Campus […]

by Nick Noble, host of THE FOLK REVIVAL Essays with questions for titles can be annoying. They are often an excuse for the author to preach his or her opinion with a passionate, proselytizing vehemence as if picking a fight with potential readers genuinely curious about the answer. I hope this won’t be one of […]

A summer day at the Newport Jazz Festival offers a musical buffet – a big, long, buffet that won’t get you fat (but will grow your ears). Each day there were about 20 performances on four stages between 11 AM and 7 PM. I’m a sampler – I want a taste of many artists at […]

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