Category Archives: Jazz Book


Amazingly, JazzWax blogger Marc Myers and I will both be delivering jazz historic lectures on next Tuesday, April 30. Mr. Myers will read from his book Why Jazz Happened at the State University of New York, and I will talk … Continue reading

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IF I COULD WRITE A BOOK … An Upcoming Jazz Book Release & A Song

Jazz blogger colleague & Wall Street Journal writer Marc Myers announces the upcoming release (December 2012) of his book WHY JAZZ HAPPENED in his recent Weekend Jazz Wax Bits column. Quote: “In the book, I write about the history of … Continue reading

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