‘I’d like to buy the world a Coke.’ (1971)

Kings of the Jingle

How music and commerce combine to make America.

Dec 3, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 12 • By TED GIOIA

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Being Cab Calloway

Being Cab Calloway

The musician behind the performer.

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Older Fiction

New novels from the aging ‘enfants terribles’ of British letters.

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Man with a Horn

Louis Armstrong, pioneer.

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Jazz by the Book 

Up the river from New Orleans, and into the concert halls.

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Handy's Version

There's a story behind the story of 'St. Louis Blues.'

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Fifty Years On

The boulevard of broken dreams, and Sal Paradise.

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One of a Kind

Haunted lives and lucky hands at the poker table.

Jun 25, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 39

Critical Blues

Stanley Crouch's unfinished symphony.

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Straight, No Chaser

What musicians talk about between gigs.

Nov 28, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 11

All That Jazz

Why Nat Hentoff remains a great critic.

May 17, 2004, Vol. 9, No. 34

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