Tag Archives: middle-east

  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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Call-and-Response: the US, Qatar & Current TV

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    January 7, 2013 by Jackie Modeste

    In a move that exemplifies his ability to identify and form strategic partnerships – not to mention his business acumen …
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  5. The Necessity of Global Swing

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    July 10, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Swing is a matter of coordination – finding and sustaining equilibrium – a rhythmic flow. The recent G-20 meeting in Mexico …
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  6. Six-part Harmony

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    March 26, 2012 by Jackie Modeste

    Recently, I’ve written about seemingly disparate but related conversations. As if these conversations are individual musical notes, they fill my …
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