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Rabbi Neil Blumofe examines jazz greats and history in this week's Liner Notes.

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Rabbi Neil Blumofe examines jazz greats and history in this week's Liner Notes.

    Ellis Marsalis

    Ellis Marsalis

    On this edition of Liner Notes, Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe remembers the legendary patriarch of New Orleans Jazz, Ellis Marsalis.

    • 4 min
    Ralph Towner

    Ralph Towner

    Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe teaches us about multi-instrumentalist, bandleader, composer and arranger Ralph Towner. Born in Washington, Towner incorporated improvisation into much of his work. 

    • 4 min
    Dexter Gordon

    Dexter Gordon

    Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe talks about jazz saxophonist Dexter Gordon.

    • 4 min
    Myra Melford

    Myra Melford

    Rabbi Neil Blumofe explores the life and work of pianist, improviser and composer Myra Melford.

    • 4 min
    Jack Sheldon

    Jack Sheldon

    Rabbi Neil Blumofe talks about the life of Jack Sheldon following his passing on Dec 27, 2019.

    • 3 min
    Rich Harney

    Rich Harney

    How does the sudden loss of a central figure change the local music community? How does the community deal with that loss? In this installment of Liner Notes with Rabbi and jazz historian Neil Blumofe, we learn about the life and career of Austin jazz pianist Rich Harney who passed away on Jan. 5, 2020. […]

    • 4 min

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