Tag: Jazz

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    Listen to more of our 2007 interview about Hurricane Katrina with jazz great Terence Blanchard, who says “there has to be something for us to learn from this.” More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard spoke August 17th with Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly about his recent CD, A TALE OF GOD’S WILL: A REQUIEM FOR KATRINA, when he was playing in Washington at Blues Alley. More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Read the complete transcript of our August 17, 2007 interview with jazz musician Terence Blanchard. More

    August 26, 2010 | Comments

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    This month legendary jazz drummer Roy Haynes turns 85. Watch him playing in 2004 at a service at Twelfth Baptist Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts. More

    March 18, 2010 | Comments

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    Jazz musician Dave Brubeck says "when I write a piece, a sacred piece, I’m looking hard and trying to discover what I’m about, and what my parents were about and the world is about."

    July 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Amid the slow recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Christ Church, the Episcopal Cathedral of New Orleans, turned 200 years old. It honored its birthday and the city with a formal concert and the street music of a jazz funeral — mourning what was lost but confident of rebirth. More

    November 18, 2005 | Comments

  • Read an interview with Norwegian jazz musician Tord Gustavsen. More

    May 20, 2005 | Comments

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    “Dr. King liked jazz,” says Rev. Michael Haynes of Twelfth Baptist Church in Boston, “I think music is just a wonderful opportunity to bring humans together. And what it did in the civil rights movement – it was the means through which they got inspiration and challenge.” Rev. Haynes invited his brother, renowned jazz drummer Roy Haynes, to be part of a special musical service honoring King. More

    January 23, 2004 | Comments