New Orleans: The Birthplace of Jazz by Byron Stripling

In many ways the city of New Orleans was a great American experiment. A peek into this small Louisiana town reveals a unique fusion of cultures and traditions. Unlike most American cities where each ethnic group carves out its own turf, the early residents of New Orleans respected and appreciated the music, dance, food, and language of their friends and

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A Magical Trip to Havana, Cuba. May, 2016

Jazz Arts Group (JAG) along with Cuba Rhythm and Views (based out of Tempe, Arizona) embarked on a people to people cultural excursion on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. The group of 33 departed from Miami, Florida with participants from Arizona, Florida, and the largest contingency, Columbus, Ohio. Cuba Rhythm and Views has been taking classical conductors to Cuba for cultural

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