JazzWax

Marc Myers writes daily on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings and is a frequent music and arts contributor for the Wall Street Journal.

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Big Bands, Ballads & Blues

Dedicated to the preservation of Jazz and the Standards and the stories behind the music brought to you by the iconic Dick Carr.

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Jazz Lives

Where “lives” is both noun and verb.  Written by Michael Steinman and Nominated as one of the Best Jazz Blogs of 2009 by the Jazz Journalists Association. 

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Born on this day in Russia in 1886 it's Al Jolson!

Toot, Toot, Tootsie! - Al Jolson

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Al Jolson performing the classic 'Toot, Toot, Tootsie!'. Fantastic performer, fantastic voice - I wish I could whistle like that! Taken from the 1927 film 'T...

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Recorded today in 1930 on a cardboard disk! Phil Spitalny's "Cheer Up, Good Time are Comin"

Phil Spitalny's Music "Cheer Up, Good Times Are Comin'" on Hit of the Week 1076 (1930)

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The song "Cheer Up, Good Times Are Comin'" is from 1930. It is on Hit of the Week disc 1076. Ben Selvin has a version of this song on Columbia 2207-D. The sh...

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May 13, 2016 | Tony DeSare and James Maslow attend Frankie Moreno’s Show at Planet Hollywood

JOHN MARCELLUS & FIVE CENTURIES OF “TROMBONERY”, BRIEFLY INTERRUPTED

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Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Miles and ‘Trane Festival

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