Tag: Paul Whiteman

Why Jazz Matters: Track 15

| July 30, 2015
Why Jazz Matters: Track 15

by Norman Provizer Back in 1926, Chicago hosted a six-day long International Jazz Congress that had Paul Whiteman as its honorary chairman. The event is widely viewed as a key precursor of the phenomenon we know as jazz festivals, three of which take place in Colorado in August. It’s also an event that reminds us […]

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