Tag Archives: American Federation of Musicians

Jazz for justice

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Jazz for justice New York—It’s in the air, an edgy current that awakens the spirit. When did it start? Was it the Arab Spring? The Occupy Movement? What? Where? May Day … Continue reading

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Musician solidarity

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Musician solidarity Detroit–At the Detroit Symphony Orchestra strike, Oct. 4, 2010, I dreamed I saw Clifford Odets alive; I heard the clarion call. In 1935 I was an eight-year-old innocent barely able … Continue reading

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