November 2020

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Joe Sullivan Piano
Jazz Birthday
Andy Senior

Joe Sullivan

Joe Sullivan was born Joseph Michael O’Sullivan in Chicago on November 4, 1906. The last of nine children, Joe demonstrated serious musical ability at an

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The Quiet Quarter
Quarter Notes
Shelly Gallichio

The Quiet Quarter

Live music venues are still not open in the French Quarter. Since May, the Jazz Museum on Esplanade is enjoying Tuesday afternoon “balcony concerts” outside

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Justin Ring's family (late 1920's)
Recording Pioneers
R.S. Baker

Justin Ring’s Family Life

For many decades, Justin Ring has been an elusive character in the world of early recording and ragtime. Researcher Jim Walsh spoke of him only

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Passing the Torch
The Professor Is IN
Adrian Cunningham

Passing the Torch

Jazz is a unique tradition, one that continues to evolve from its humble New Orleans roots. This noble American art form is unique within Western

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Disney Grand Floridian Society Orchestra
Jazz Jottings
Lew Shaw

Jazz Jottings November 2020

Scott Anthony is known to jazz fans as the leader of the Golden Gate Rhythm Machine and the guitarist in Bob Schultz’s Frisco Jazz Band.

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Nights at the Turntable

A Summit in Paris

A Summit In Paris

A major New Orleans-style clarinetist since the early 1990s, Evan Christopher has often teamed up with Django Reinhardt-inspired guitarists, most notably David Blenkhorn and Dave

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Off the Beaten Tracks

DVD Review

The Syncopated Bookshelf

Event Previews

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