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Today in Music History – Jazz Music Breaks the Culture Barrier

It was 69 years ago today, on January 18, 1944, that the  New York City Metropolitan Opera House opened its doors to a whole new audience by hosting its first-ever jazz concert. Among the jazz legends performing that evening, were   Louis Armstrong, … Continue reading

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