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Here is tha ultimate point I am trying to make in this article. I was a foster child that reunited with my biological family at age 18. My brother had two kids, making me an uncle. But, before I concerned myself with being a good uncle, I focused on being a good brother first. Before you think about giving back to tha kids, you should give back to your peers first; in a way that…See More
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Introducing the One & Only
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The Howard University Jazz Ensemble will present it's Fall Concert @ Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel.


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W.D.C.J.N. is one of the first American Jazz Networks to embrace the remaining truly great Jazz legends of our times and upcoming Jazz great through today’s social media.
 
The W.D.C.J.N. is now internationally reaching Jazz musician, enthusiasts and aficionados, promoters, festivals of Jazz around the world. A real eye opener for people researching the history and present day development an evolution of America’s only original art form and historical legacy.

I fully endorse this institution and encourage anyone that is fond of Jazz to visit the Washington D.C. Jazz Network; today and become a member or make a donation to a worthy cause.

Sincerely!!!

Maxwell Price
Belgium

 

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Straight Ahead Live Jazz
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"JAZZ MINISTRY"

"It's the best deal in town"

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Dick Smith

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A Member of the Washington DC Jazz Network

 

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Award-winning singer-songwriter and recording artist Adalia Tara teams up with DC’s favorite local New Orleans jazz band, Laissez Foure to produce an authentic production of jazz from the golden age.…
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