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Video – Unsung Heroes: The Music of Jazz in New Haven

April is Jazz Appreciation Month

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– Copyright 2001, Rebecca L. Abbott and Jazz Haven

This documentary clip showcases the heritage of New Haven’s jazz community by weaving the personal narratives of musicians and their families within the context of the city’s social and political history. It focuses on the period between World Wars I and II during which time many Connecticut musicians developed national and regional prominence.

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Abbott, Rebecca L., and Jazz Haven. Unsung Heroes the Music of Jazz in New Haven. New Haven, CT: Jazz Haven, 2001.

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