April 6, 2016

Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award

Watch Wendy Oxenhorn’s acceptance speech for her Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award – Starts at 1:17:21 (1 hour, 17 minutes, 21 seconds)  

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October 23, 2015

“A Great Night in Harlem” Reviews

Via Rolling Stone Magazine: Keith Richards has been a tear lately, turning up all over the place in support of his new solo album, Crosseyed Heart. Last night, the guitarist took time out from his packed schedule to appear at the Jazz Foundation of America’s annual A Great Night in Harlem benefit concert at the …

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September 4, 2015

Dr. John Talks New Orleans Music 10 Years...

ROLLINGSTONE — “The whole Lower Ninth Ward hasn’t really recovered, but I feel a good spirit in my heart that something is going on — music is coming back slowly,” Dr. John declares in his trademark growl, reflecting on the state of his hometown, New Orleans, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The 74-year-old …

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December 11, 2011

NBC Nightly: A Jazzy Life

Well into their golden years, these musicians are still booking gigs and keeping crowds entertained.

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May 16, 2009

NYT: A Long Road Back…Not a Lonely One

With his wife’s help, Terence Conley walked slowly toward a piano on a recent Thursday at the Jazz Foundation of America headquarters in Manhattan. “Play something nice,” Judith Conley told her husband as she eased him onto a piano stool. Mr. Conley, 51, steadied his fingers above the keys, smiled across the room in the direction of …

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