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The Drum Is a Voice

The music referred to as jazz (a term which arguably has its origins in the amalgamated African cultures of Georgia and South Carolina, a.k.a. Gullah) is not dead. It continues to live and grow, and thus cannot be dealt with as a fixed relic.

Our Favorite Holiday Records

Year-end lists— you can’t live with ’em, and you can’t live without ’em. But wanting to at least provide an alternative to all the "Best Records of 2003" countdowns you’ll be seeing, we thought we’d offer a more timeless list of our Holiday favorites. So, in no particular order, here they are…

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 03-JAN 04

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