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March 20 – August 14, 2011

This exceptional collection of photographs and documents drawn from important archives around the country chronicles the tours of American jazz legends as they traveled the globe on behalf of the U.S. State Department. From the mid-1950s through the 1970s, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and others served as cultural diplomats. Millions of people experienced these concerts and thrilled to the many styles and variations of the remarkable American art form called jazz music.

Jam Session features nearly one hundred captivating images of musicians visiting thirty-five countries on four continents. Along with them, a fully functional stage will be built in the gallery, where live jazz will be performed intermittently throughout the run of exhibition.

Jam Session: America’s Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World UCLA

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March 20 – August 14, 2011

This exceptional collection of photographs and documents drawn from important archives around the country chronicles the tours of American jazz legends as they traveled the globe on behalf of the U.S. State Department. From the mid-1950s through the 1970s, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and others served as cultural diplomats. Millions of people experienced these concerts and thrilled to the many styles and variations of the remarkable American art form called jazz music.

Jam Session features nearly one hundred captivating images of musicians visiting thirty-five countries on four continents. Along with them, a fully functional stage will be built in the gallery, where live jazz will be performed intermittently throughout the run of exhibition.

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