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Jazz Is: Now!
Jonathan Batiste, The State Of 2012 Jazz
January 4, 2012

Pianist and band leader Jonathan Batiste continues his successful Jazz Is: Now! series in which he and an ensemble explore jazz today, never forgetting the past but always swinging into the future. This month Batiste, now a co-director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem along with Christian McBride and executive director Loren Schoenberg, focuses on the State of Jazz in 2012.

Join us and discover the challenges and pleasures of jazz in this modern era in which technology, speed and celebrity often trumps all. But in the hands and minds of artists such as Jonathan Batiste, jazz is sure to not only survive, but thrive!

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