Jazz At Home: Appreciate Jazz When Staying At Home

(Photo: pianist, composer, arranger, and bandleader Toshiko Akiyoshi) We are beginning to see some evidence that social distancing and staying at home is beginning to have a positive effect.  As painful as it may be for all of us, it is a commitment that takes perseverance.  Certainly not easy!  Think of others – your loved […]

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Jazz Appreciation Month Celebrates Women In Jazz And Toshiko Akiyoshi

Each April, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has recognized and celebrated the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Since 2001, the institution has encouraged us as a nation to partake in month-long mindful participation to appreciate the music we call jazz. Enjoying recordings, studying the music, and attending concert have all been part […]

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