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Sean Jones performs at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
August 15, 2013 The trumpeter and the drummer each bring high-energy bands to the Detroit Jazz Festival.
When trumpeter Sean Jones isn't touring the world, he is also an assistant professor at Pittsburgh's Duquesne University School of Music.
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November 9, 2010 Aside from being America's current "Most Livable City," Pittsburgh is known as a home of great pro sports teams and many legends of jazz, including Art Blakey. But WDUQ shines a light on the Pittsburgh jazz musicians working around town these days.
December 23, 2009 Many younger artists are making a strong case to be the future of the genre — and the future looks bright. All but three musicians on Shaunna Morrison Machosky's Top 10 list are under the age of 40, and they all brush aside any notion of jazz being in a rut.
Jeff "Tain" Watts' sinister swing drumming leads Branford Marsalis, Terence Blanchard and Christian McBride on his new CD, Watts.
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March 31, 2009 Take Five was founded on the belief that there's as much to be learned from the classics as there is from the here and now. Still, a remarkable wealth of great music is still being churned out by young lions and old giants alike. Here are five of the best new jazz CDs the year has produced so far, with Jeff "Tain" Watts leading the pack.
November 19, 2007 Retailers everywhere already have December holiday music playing constantly. Isn't there a soundtrack for the November holiday, too? There is now. Enjoy a cornucopia of jazz that celebrates family, friends and food, featuring Louis Armstrong.
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