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The 10 Jazziest Quotes From Kerouac’s “On The Road” – Published 60 Years Ago Today

On this day 60 years ago, On the Road by Jack Kerouac was first published. Based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across the...

Homeless Jazz Singer And Her Parrot Are Inseparable Songbirds

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWvZVrNfs60&w=560&h=315]   For a time, homelessness may have kept them from sharing the same nest, but these two songbirds have built a bond that’s totally unbreakable. In exchange...

Jazz Greats Converge on Hospital to Play Happy Birthday for 94-yo ‘Maestro’

In December, Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra trekked for four hours from Fayetteville, Arkansas to surprise the great trumpet player...

7-year-old In Bare Feet Owns Any Stage When She Sing Jazz (Video)

She was seven years old in March when she performed in her first audition on Norway´s got talent. Since then, Angelina Jordan has been asked...
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Tribute to Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck (1920-2012)

Jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck died Wednesday -- a day before his ninety-second birthday. He was best known for his 1959 album "Time...
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Dr. John Gets Hometown Hero’s Welcome at New Orleans Jazz Fest With Springsteen on Guitar

Hometown hero Dr. John helped close out the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Sunday by jumping on piano during Bruce...
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Free McCartney Concert on iTunes Tonight: New Renditions of Old Jazz Standards

Paul McCartney will perform selections from his new album Kisses on the Bottom in a live video streaming concert tonight, with downloads of the...
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US Tech Boom Fuels Surge in Jobs, Jazzier Perks

The tech sector is fueling a job boom that stands in stark contrast to the malaise of the general job market. Competition for cloud computing...
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Renewal in Kansas City Jazz Scene Encouraging

Much as prognosticators claim to see green shoots in the nation’s struggling economy, Kansas City’s jazz scene demonstrated encouraging signs of renewed vigor after...
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Congress Honors the Jazz Voice Behind the Iron Curtain

Today is "Willis Conover Day" by congressional proclamation honoring the legendary Voice of America  jazz program host who introduced America's musicians to...
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Annual Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans Emotional Homecoming

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival gets under way this weekend, the first since Hurricane Katrina, with more headliners and more emotion...

Good News in History, October 21

60 years ago today the spectacular Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opened in New York City. A landmark of 20th-century architecture, the...

The Biggest Personality Differences Between Tea and Coffee Drinkers

If you’re a creative, introverted morning person, then odds are you prefer coffee over tea. A new poll of 2,000 Americans examined the personality differences...

Owners Didn’t Think Dachshund Could Do Any Tricks But He’s Now Famous for Balancing Things On His Head

This adorable dachshund has become a viral sensation for balancing a series of random objects on his head. 30-year-old Paul Lavery was amazed to discover...

Good News in History, October 6

130 years ago today, the Moulin Rouge cabaret opened for the first time in Paris. Birthplace of the high-stepping ‘can-can’ (a scandalous dance for...

Good News in History, September 5

Happy Birthday to Bob Newhart, who turns 90 years old today. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, the stand-up comedian and actor is noted for...

Mira estos Dos Completos Extraños Enfrentarse en la Batalla más Epica de Saxofón en el Metro de NYC (#TBT)

Este increíble encuentro musical en el subterráneo de la ciudad de Nueva York ocurrió varios años atrás, pero desde que fue publicada en Internet...

Good News in History, August 18

50 years ago today, after many rain delays, the massive music festival at Woodstock concluded with a sunrise performance by Jimi Hendrix, who played...

Good News in History, August 17

60 years ago today, the American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis released Kind of Blue, the highly influential best-selling jazz record of all time. Regarded...

Watch Two Total Strangers Face Off for the Most Epic Saxophone Battle On the NYC Subway (#TBT)

What started as a solo saxophone performance on the New York City subway quickly turned into a jazz performance for the ages.