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Hank Jones (7.31.16)

Hank Jones was a American jazz piano player who’s long career spanned over half a century. He played with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Marilyn Monroe and gained a reputation as an adaptive and supportive musician. In this edition of Liner Notes, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe talks about the life and legacy of…

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Tony Bennett (8.3.14)

Tony Bennett is an American singer and artist who began his career in the wake of WWII and became well known interpreting jazz standards and show tunes. As his career unfolds, and in partnership with his son Danny Bennett, he continues reinvent, not only himself, but also the history of his generation through his daring…

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V&B: Frank Sinatra and The Art of Image

Who was Frank Sinatra? What can his legacy teach us? Did he get his wish?

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Frank Sinatra (Sunday 9.22.13)

Sinatra was responsible for the popularity of the male singer in big band movement. He was able to merge his arts of music and acting. Sinatra has one of the most enduring voices in music, jazz or otherwise.

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