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Montreal: Emerging Jazz Capital of the World

Publié le 1 février, 2009 | 2 commentaires
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Montreal: Emerging Jazz Capital of the World

The histories of jazz in New York City and Montreal flow together along a current of authenticity. As Montreal prepares to receive $120m, how can its jazz tradition further strengthen its identity as an international cultural destination? It is no accident that the cities which have historically been centres of intense jazz activity have been […]

The Soundtrack to the Revolution

Publié le 1 juin, 2008 | Pas de commentaires
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The Soundtrack to the Revolution

Throughout the 20th century, protest music had been the backbeat of anti-war movements from West to East. But response to the Iraq War has not generated a sustained protest within the spectrum of popular music today. Has a new type of “protest music,” in the form of political comedy and satire, taken up the gauntlet, […]