[JPL] Can Jazz Matter? The NEA and the Jazz Masters Awards

Russ Davis davispro at nyc.rr.com
Thu Feb 17 17:51:41 EST 2011

I just received a CD from a Swedish trumpeter named Nils Janson and as I was reading the liner notes I ran across this entry...

"Financial Support: The Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs."  

Imagine that...a country that gives is tax money to support the arts and even artists directly!  What a concept!

Russ Davis
russ at mojaradio.com

On Feb 17, 2011, at 5:38 PM, Larry Appelbaum wrote:

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>> I believe you are right on Russ on this item.  I guess the Kennedy 
>> Center Honors will be next.  ALOHA  Tom
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