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It's well known that Walt Disney loved jazz music, but aside from his personal relationship with Louis Armstrong that he used to coax the jazz trumpet great to record an album's worth of Disney songs in 1966,


Groundbreaking artist Justin BUA is internationally known for his best-selling collection of fine art posters--The DJ being one of the most popular prints of all time.



In honor of its 75th anniversary, DownBeat's editors have brought together in this one volume the best interviews, insights, and photographs from the illustrious history of the world's top jazz magazine, DownBeat.

This 2CD collection (Dreyfus label) draws its material from a 20-year period (1985-2005). The styles covered include jazz, classical, tango, and other world and popular music influences


Grammy nominee Gerald Clayton releases his second album “Bond Paris sessions” Universal Jazz label with Joe Sanders on Bass and Justin Brown on drums.


Within a few brief years, Maurice Evans has established himself as on of the best in the field of Black Art.


To mark her 50th anniversary in show business, Franklin will finally release her thirty-eighth studio album, Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love, in May 2011, through WalMart. It would be the first release off Franklin's own record label.  The Queen of soul says her new CD is a glimpse into a failed relationship she was in several years ago.


Wynton Marsalis, Willie Nelson and Norah Jones have combined their talents for this new album with title Here We Go Again: Celebrating the Genius of Ray Charles (Blue Note label)


The fun songs here are timeless classics that appeal to kids of all ages.

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