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Norman Granz at his office in July 1987.
Granz put artists like Ella Fitzgerald into concert halls while striking a blow for civil rights.
February 9, 2011 Little did George Gershwin know that his lovable song would evolve into something far greater.
May 17, 2011 Hear five jazz songs that express Western themes of space, freedom, pioneers and movement.
November 15, 2012 Known for rock, the Chicago-based record label has often embraced creative improvised music.
November 1, 2012 Hear from contemporary innovators who forge new boundaries from an open-ended tradition.
August 2, 2012 Festival organizers also know that they present a music whose creators get better with age.
July 27, 2012 Here are five bands, all debuting at Newport, who represent new generations of jazz expression.
January 5, 2012 The annual event is a sensory overload, stacked with all-star lineups and wall-to-wall performances.
September 27, 2011 The banning of alcohol and the subsequent rise of speakeasies played a role in jazz's evolution.
September 1, 2011 The controversial Gershwin opera has long been an inspiration to jazz musicians. Hear five songs.
August 10, 2011 Hear five versions of the popular W.C. Handy song, performed by five of America's top jazz artists.
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