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Ben Harper

Ben Harper

< NEWPORT SESSIONS VIDEO LIBRARY Ben Harper – "Instruments and Music From Around the World" For over 60 years, Ben Harper's family has owned and operated the Folk Music Center in Claremont, CA. In this video, Ben, his mother, Ellen, and staff members, Henry and...

Newport Jazz Assembly Band

Newport Jazz Assembly Band

Newport SessionsNewport Jazz Assembly Band"A Brief History of Jazz"The Newport Jazz Assembly Band program introduces students to the history and traditions of Jazz music. Prior to the pandemic, the bands had performed for over 25,000 students in schools in Rhode...

The Jackie McLean Jazz Studies Jazz Assembly Band

The Jackie McLean Jazz Studies Jazz Assembly Band

Newport SessionsThe Jackie McLean Jazz Studies Jazz Assembly Band"What is Jazz?" A presentation on these three eras in Jazz; Swing, Bebop and Hard Bop. Discussion will be on the evolution of the jazz soloist and will include the approach to common jazz progressions,...

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