February 2021

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TST 5th Anniversary Project

5th Anniversary Accolades

We thank Larry Melton and Bryan Wright for preparing this wonderful three page spread. It ran in the center pages of the February 2021 Print

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Columns

Mardi Gras Reads
Quarter Notes
Shelly Gallichio

Mardi Gras Reads

The streets of the French Quarter will be quiet this year as all parade permits and celebrated balls have been cancelled and outside gatherings will

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Texas Shout #12 Women in Dixieland
Jazz Jottings
Lew Shaw

Jazz Jottings February 2021

Pop music has had its popular sisters’ vocal groups over the years: the Boswell sisters from New Orleans, known for intricate harmonies and rhythmic experimentation;

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medieval musicians Feede ye Kittye
The Professor Is IN
Adrian Cunningham

Busking is the New Normal

Over the past Spring in New York, I spent time busking in Central Park with some old friends, many of whom I haven’t played with

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Danny Coots and Brian Holland
Festival Roundup
Joe Bebco

Festival Roundup February 2021

Only events that are officially a go, or that have officially cancelled, rescheduled, or switched to a live stream format are included below. Do not

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Lil Hardin Armstrong
Jazz Birthday
Andy Senior

Lil Hardin Armstrong

Lillian Hardin was born February 3, 1898, in Memphis, Tennessee. Lillian received piano tutelage first from her third-grade teacher, eventually matriculating at a more formal

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Andy Senior about 1975
Static From My Attic
Andy Senior

We (Theoretically) Get Letters

I was deeply honored this month to receive a message from the legendary jazz writer, editor, archivist, and producer Dan Morgenstern, who offered his kind

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TST 5th Anniversary Project
Blowing Off The Dust
Larry Melton

TST 5th Anniversary Project

As I begin writing this column for February, we are only a week into the new year. However, I have already had what will be

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benny carter clarinet
Letters to the Editor
Syncopated Times

Letters to the Editor February 2020

Chris Tyle’s Recordings Available To the Editor: I read Hal Smith’s excellent interview with Chris Tyle, and the fascinating history of his life in jazz,

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Reviews

Nights at the Turntable

Off the Beaten Tracks

Bert's Bits and Beats

Dave Doyle

The Final Chorus

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