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Swing along

“Jazz is the music of freedom”. That’s how Irina Bokova, Unesco Director  General, described this type of music while presenting  April 30th  as the International Jazz Day. The aim of this celebration … Continue reading

30/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Single

A short record or CD featuring one main song or track. Fifty years ago this month, on 5 October 1962, the Beatles released their first single Love Me Do launching … Continue reading

14/10/2012 · Leave a comment

Pithy

Short and clever, expressing an idea cleverly in a few words. Thomas A. Lehrer is an American songwriter , satirist, pianist and mathematician, best known for the pithy, humorous songs … Continue reading

05/10/2012 · Leave a comment
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