Unesco prepares to celebrate Monday as the first International Jazz Day with a concert at the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • Events | International Jazz Day
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    Despite popular belief, jazz and pop music aren't at odds. In the past — and still to this day — jazz musicians have been both contributing to and tackling comp... ... Taylor Haskins Covers Neil Young’s “Theme from Dead Man” The soundtrack to Jim Jarmusch’s post-modern western Dead Man featured the guitar work of Neil ...
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