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The Winter Jazzfest has announced the dates, and a small part of its programming, for its 15th annual edition. Scheduled for Jan. 4-12, 2019, it will unfold according to custom in a range of spaces in and around Greenwich Village in New York City.

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He was one of the master crafters of bebop. Beyond that, Dizzy Gillespie’s influence was legendary — an inspiration to countless players, and a magnet bringing new folks to jazz around the world.

To celebrate this legacy, Bill Charlap — Grammy-winning pianist, and artistic director of Jazz in July at the 92nd Street Y — recruited the ideal person, Jon Faddis.

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On this month's Newark Today, hosted by NJTV's Michael Hill, we are joined by Mayor Ras Baraka, State Senator Ron Rice, and Founder of Salvation and Social Justice Rev. Charles Boyer to discuss New Jersey's push to legalize recreational marijuana and how it could affect the state's largest city. We'll be taking calls live at 1-844-677-9283

WOS Guest Duane Morgan Connects With Youth

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Write On Sports

Duane Morgan, a professional international basketball player from West Orange, NJ visited Write on Sports and spoke to kids about his coming up story. Morgan, a graduate of Adelphi University, has played professionally in Argentina, England, and Spain. Looking back at his younger days, he did not believe he would reach the success he has reached today.

"When I was a freshman, I was a bit undersized. I always loved the game and I was always so competitive, but I didn't feel like I had what it took as a freshman."

Ask Governor Murphy
WBGO News

The second edition of Ask Governor Murphy aired Monday night on WBGO in Newark, WHYY in Philadelphia and WNYC in New York City.

Ask Governor Murphy hosted by Nancy Solomon is a WBGO News production in collaboration with WNYC and WHYY.

Mummenschanz
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Theater critic Michael Bourne says he enjoyed the return of a show off-Broadway, he just doesn’t know what it is. 

Click above to hear Michael's review of Mummenschanz.

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