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merican Pianists Association is proud to announce pianist Aaron Diehl as the winner of the 2011 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz competition

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Monday, 02 May 2011 07:18

Jazz Awards Nominees Announced


The Jazz Journalists Association has announced more than 200 finalist nominees in 39 categories of excellence in music creation and music journalism from which winners will be chosen for the JJA's 15th annual JJA Jazz Awards.

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Saturday, 16 April 2011 18:07

Legendary bluesman, Pinetop Perkins ...


He was a great figure of American blues ... Pianist Pinetop Perkins died   at the age of 97 years. He had just received a Grammy Award for his latest album, "Joined at the Hip", recorded with one of his old friends, Willie 'Big Eyes'Smith. Born in the cotton fields of Mississippi, Pinetop Perkins had played with Big Joe Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson and of course Muddy Waters.

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