April is Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a time to celebrate the unique qualities of America’s art form, the talents of jazz legends, the joy music can bring to its audiences, and whatever jazz means to you. JAM culminates with International Jazz Day on April 30 featuring an exciting line-up of jazz all-stars from around the globe celebrating in style at an outdoors concert in Osaka, Japan.
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Bon Iver leads area's Grammy pack
Publication: News & Observer
Author: David Menconi
Date: December 1, 2011
David Menconi provides a roundup of North Carolina Triangle area related Grammy nominations.
As for other nominations of North Carolina interest:
Marsalis Music, the label of Durham jazzman Branford Marsalis, scored in the category of best large jazz ensemble album for “Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook.”
Read the entire article here.