Tag Archives: blues

  1. Follow the Music

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    June 24, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    This is an excerpt of my remarks for the June 19, 2014, Jazz Diplomacy event sponsored by Natixis at the …
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  2. ‘Mind the Gap’ — Develop Cultural Competence

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    June 9, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    The alleged “skills gap” dominates conversations about the relationship between education and work. Peter Smirniotopoulos and his co-author Natalie Pregibon …
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  3. “Super Competence” and the Death of Management

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    February 7, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    “It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after …
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  4. Cultivating Creativity in Classroom, Jazz & in Business

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    October 26, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    Creativity is not a skill but cultivating it is. As an educator, I facilitate the student’s learning process; identifying, bringing …
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  5. Albert Murray’s Influence Beyond the Blues

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    September 9, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    Albert Murray was 97 when he passed away in his Harlem apartment on Sunday, August 18, 2013, at 7:30PM. It …
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  6. The Gorilla & the Deep Blue (Ocean) Sea

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    July 23, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    This is a tumultuous time in the US. The Sanford, Florida, trial that let a murderer walk free reinforced various …
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  7. Killing our Competitive Edge

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    July 14, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    The outrage over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin is a reminder of the continued …
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