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John Dillard, “Bassist of the Stars”

Bassist John Dillard is described by many as “one of the funkiest”. This 2 time Grammy Award winning bassist grew up in NY and considers NC his home.

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Zach Wheeler, Menastree, and the Charlotte jazz scene

Local jazz saxophonist Zach Wheeler describes the Charlotte jazz scene right now, and where band Menastree fits in.

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Jazz through History, for Jazz Appreciation Month

For Jazz Appreciation Month this year, we’re taking a look back at key moments in jazz history.

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31 Great Women in Jazz

For March, Women’s History Month, we have selected a sample – one per day for 31 days – to represent the impact women have had on the world of jazz music.

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Jazz and humanity, a discussion about 2021 with trumpeter Sean Jones

International jazz trumpeter Sean Jones about his view of the future of jazz.

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