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Nat King Cole’s Genius

September 5, 2012
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Cole does not get enough credit for his piano playing, but then again, how do you give genius enough credit?

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A Brief and Personal History of Jazz

March 14, 2012
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No truly musical ear is ever pure. It steals freely and often, and this is where blues, jazz, and, later, rap comes into conflict with middle class ideas of property values.

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