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  • hip-deep February 6, 2014

    Reimagining Africa: From Popular Swing to the Jazz Avant-Garde

    Everyone knows jazz: blues, improvisation, syncopated rhythm, all firmly rooted in Africa via Congo Square in New Orleans. But how have American jazz masters addressed the African ancestry of their music? On this Hip Deep edition, jazz historian Lewis Porter … Read more »

  • blog April 8, 2011

    Jazz: Africa in America

    We’re really excited about our upcoming Hip Deep show, ‘Jazz: Africa in America.’ So much so, we’ve pulled together a few tracks for you to give you a taster of what is to come in the show. In ‘Jazz: Africa … Read more »

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