May 24, 2016

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!  As you get you Sunday breakfast or brunch on, enjoy Wynton Marsalis at Lincoln Center:   … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: April in Paris with Ella

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Dubbed "The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums. Her voice was flexible, … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! To kick off President Obama's historical trip to Cuba, enjoy the sounds of Mario Bauza and His Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra... … [Read more...]

Tuesday Evening Thread: The Kings and Queens of Swing

Enjoy these swing classics by the world's smoothest voices Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole - Exactly Like You … [Read more...]

Tuesday Afternoon Thread: The Rat Pack Week

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Nine years before the Supreme Court ruled on Brown v Board of Education, Froebel High School in Gary, Indiana accepted 200 African-American students. Not all of the white kids were happy. A thousand angry teens banded together and protested the … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Thread: The Rat Pack Week

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Alright Woody! How bout I give you the whole dang group! LOL Yes, the infamous "Rat Pack" or "Summit" or "Clan" led by The Chairman of the Board himself - Ol Blue Eyes. First a little history because I always thought it was just this group that … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite

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