Tag Archives: Duke Ellington

  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. Jazz & the State

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    March 8, 2014 by Jackie Modeste

    Mark S. Weiner was our guest on the March 7, 2014, episode of Trading Fours with Drs. Modeste & Wes. …
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  3. Midday Riffs: Don Tapscott, Knowledge & the Suite Life

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    January 26, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    “A blues riff is a brief musical phrase that is repeated, sometimes with very subtle variations…” –Albert Murray, Stomping the …
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  4. Big Data, Change, and Swing

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    October 10, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    “How Big Data is Different” — by Thomas H. Davenport, Paul Barth and Randy Bean (henceforth known as DBB) was …
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  5. Train Whistle Diplomacy: Blues-Based Jazz & National Identity

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    October 1, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Train Whistle Diplomacy: Blues-Based Jazz and National Identity (47 – 67) Blues and swing, 48 – 51 Blues-Based jazz, 51 – …
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  6. Streetcar and the Desire for Cultural Competence

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    May 16, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    I was all geared up to write an article about corporate social responsibility today. What, with the $2B loss at …
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  7. The Inverted Front Line: Listening to Polyrhythms

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    May 8, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Essentially Ellington is an annual international high school jazz band competition sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center. Members of the …
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