The dialogue of JAZZ…

Photo credit, www.revive-music.com By Deanne Savage I recently received an email from local teacher, Laura Spehar. We are working on a Manieri/APLJC sponsored Swing Dance to be held at Fidalgo Elementary School on May 29th.  Laura said something in her email that delighted me and I want to share it with you: “Jazz music inspires…

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Jazz. It can change your life…

By Deanne Savage I was talking with the wonderful, Tina Franulovich-Martin (Director of the Arts at the Anacortes School District) about how music in public education changed our lives and gave us a “home” in school. Are you like that? Do you have a kid that could use a sense of belonging in school –…

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KAREEM KANDI to your ears…

KAREEM KANDI to your ears… By Deanne Savage ”If you want a true jazz experience go hear Kareem Kandi. Just sit back and transport yourself to any jazz club in the world where you imagine you want to be and Kareem will take you there because he is a classic jazz musician.” Northwest Jazz Profile…

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BLUES IS JAZZ AND JAZZ IS BLUES

By Deanne Savage Vince Fejeran has booked an inspiring blues combo for his “Second Sunday” series on January 11th,  when     JAZZ AT THE LIBRARY features organist and blues vocalist, John Carswell, drummer, Jud Sherwood and Saxophonist, Josh Cook – they call themselves the  BLUES UNION and these guys bring it. I remember going to hear…

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