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    Albert Murray - author and co-founder of Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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    Wynton Learson Marsalis: Trumpeter, Composer, Teacher, Music Educator, & Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, United States. Promoted appreciation of classical & jazz music often to young audiences. Wikipedia

    Roy Hargrove Roy Hargrove live @ Montlouis / Festival Jazz en Touraine 2011. Copyright Xavier Chertier - tous droits réservés - all rights reserved. Contacter l'auteur avant toute utilisation - contact the author before any use. Disponible en tirage d'art numéroté et signé - available in fine art limited edition, hand signed.

    Roberta Flack is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is notable for jazz, soul, R, and folk music.

    Backstage with the fabulous Esperanza Spalding and @Corinne Bailey Rae at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

    Isaac Hayes wins Best Selling Jazz Artist 1970

    Bo Diddley presents Troy Michael Andrews (Trombone Shorty) at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1990 • Michael P. Smith Photography

    Regina Carter is an American jazz violinist.

    Jazz Artist Cécile McLorin Salvant Photo Credit: John Abbott

    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigm writings of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He finished four novels: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, Tender Is the Night, and his most famous, The Great Gatsby.

    Jazz Age drawing by William Faulkner. In 1916 Faulkner began contributing sketches to the Mississippian, the literary magazine at the University of Mississippi. He continued to submit drawings to the magazine until 1925.

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    The Omni-Americans written by Albert Murray: "Mr. Murray was one of the last surviving links to a period of flowering creativity and spreading ferment among the black intelligentsia in postwar America, when the growing force of the civil rights movement gave rise to new bodies of thought about black identity, black political power and the prospects for equality in a society with a history of racism."

    Seamus Heaney (RIP) Reads “Death of a Naturalist” and His Nobel Lecture on the Power of Poetry

    Dystopias Aren't Just Great Literary Fun, They're Excellent Social Barometers

    Poetry Back in Motion