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I coined my own definition of success in nineteen hundred and thirty four, when I was teaching at a high school in South Bend, Indiana. Being a little bit disappointed, and delusioned perhaps by the way parents of the youngsters in my English classes expected their youngsters to get an A or a B. They thought a C was all right for the neighbors children, because the neighbors children are all average. But they weren't satisfied when their own -- would make the teacher feel that they had failed, or the youngster had failed. And that's not right. The good... Continue reading
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It's no secret that when it comes to fashion, women's magazines outnumber publications for men by probably 100 to 1. These mags cover every facet and age group of the female sex. Men, on the other hand, are a bit more limited, particularly in the United States. via www.tallguysgearguide.com Continue reading
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Music Releases (more headlines) 04-25-2011Bridging Genres & Generations: A Hip-Hop Album For Jazz Fans, A Jazz Album For Hip-Hop Fans – The Headhunters Deliver Bravura Collection: PLATINUM Out 6/14 On Owl Studios Share4Website: http://www.owlstudios.com/ Bridging Genres and Generations: A Hip-Hop Album for Jazz Fans, A Jazz Album for Hip-Hop Fans – The Legendary Headhunters Deliver a Bravura Collection via www.mi2n.com Continue reading
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At least according to the Jazz Journalists Association, which announced its JJA Jazz Award nominations this morning. Here's the complete list. Awards are given in a ceremony on June 11, 2011, which will also be streamed as a live video webcast. (Full disclosure: I am a JJA member.) via www.npr.org Continue reading
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During this 10th anniversary celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Smithsonian Jazz honors educator, composer, musician and longtime Smithsonian collaborator Dr. David N. Baker. Dr. Baker is Chairman of the Jazz Department at Indiana University’s School of Music, and Conductor and Artistic Director of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra (SJMO). The Smithsonian Institution and Smithsonian Jazz are privileged to have had Baker’s input throughout his esteemed career. As a charter member of the SJMO, Baker has brought energy and expertise into the band’s 20th anniversary this year. The knowledge and experience he offers is a result of many important moments that... Continue reading
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Welcome to Chilltrax, the world's chillout channel! The place to unwind with downtempo and chilled grooves. Chilltrax is independently owned and operated and listener-supported. Donations from our fans keep us 100% commercial free. Take a look around and let us know what you think via email, or join the forum and post your opinions. Then watch chilltrax.com grow with the help of your suggestions. Make yourself at home! You've discovered the spot where the world comes to chill out – Chilltrax. via www.chilltrax.com Continue reading
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he letter also explained how Comcast planned to use the new venture capital fund to create a minimum of 10 new digital networks with African American majority ownership, as well as provide support for training, internship, and mentoring programs for minority students. The company also promised that within six months of closing the Comcast-NBCU merger, which officially occurred on January 28, it would extend its carriage of African American-oriented programming and services. via broadbandandsocialjustice.org Continue reading
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The Federal Communications Commission will auction off 144 FM frequencies this week all across the country. 117 applicants have made up-front payments to participate in the auction which will take place Wednesday. The construction permits to be auctioned are for 144 new FM allotments, including 37 construction permits that were offered but not sold in auction 79. The CP's are for vacant FM allotments, reflecting FM channels assigned to the FM table of allotments. A mock auction will be held today by the commission to get the applicants ready for Wednesday. Everything is done online or by telephone. via www.radioink.com Continue reading
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Pianist and Composer Helen Sung's dynamic recording Going Express "is a nod to the New York City subway" and "a product of my restless nature to 'just get there already" says the 2007 winner of the Kennedy Center's Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition. via www.jazzblues.org Continue reading
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The jazz programming is handled by Gregory Davis, trumpeter and longtime leader of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Davis took a few minutes to talk with JT by phone about how jazz fits into the musical gumbo that is Jazz Fest. via jazztimes.com Continue reading
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Peter Doyle is the Audio Division Chief from the Media Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission. Earlier this week he spoke to broadcasters about two issues. One of those issues they've been dealing with for quite some time, converting to digital. And, the other is brand new, a requirement that stations prove to the commission that advertiser contracts have a non-discrimination disclaimer. The FCC has a much more fancy and legal way of describing that requirement, however, that's what it is. via www.radioink.com Continue reading
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