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The latest headlines from the world of jazz.
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2014 NEA Jazz Masters Announced
Recipients of America's highest award in jazz range from influential instrumentalists in the history of improvisation to an avant garde composer whose works defy categorisation.
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25 MacArthur Fellows Win Genius Grants of $500,000 Each
The new Fellows work across a broad spectrum of endeavors and include a jazz saxophonist, a neurobiologist, a critical care physician, an urban farmer, an optical physicist, a sculptor, a geriatrician, a historian of medicine, and an inventor of musical instruments.
Ahmet Ertegun Dies at 83
Under Ahmet Ertegun’s direction, Atlantic Records evolved from a groundbreaking, independent R&B and jazz label into one of the world’s preeminent music companies.
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