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Jazz Keyboardist George Duke Dies at 67

(NEW YORK) — A representative says Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer George Duke, whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and...

Donald Byrd

It wasn't long after Donald Byrd landed in New York City in 1955 that he began playing jazz trumpet with some of the greats--among them John Coltrane, Thelonious...

What Can Jazz Teach Us about Business?

You might not think that jazz and business have much in common, but a business professor who moonlights as a jazz pianist begs to differ. Frank Barrett, author...

All That Jazz

"We can never say a seat is just a seat," says Roberto Giolito, the lead designer of the Fiat. Other car companies order seats from outside vendors. But to...

What the Jazz Greats Knew About Creativity

The improvisational flights of jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and John Coltrane are so transporting that they can seem almost otherworldly — especially when...

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