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May 09

A Child’s Introduction to Jazz

In 1961, jazz saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley narrated a children’s introduction to jazz music. Part of a larger series of educational record albums for children, it offered an “easy-going, conversational discussion of the highlights of the jazz story,” spotlighting the … Read More

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Dec 24

The Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast

“Say something appropriate.” –NASA instructions for Apollo 8‘s Christmas Eve broadcast The date was December 24, 1968. Apollo 8 was the first spaceflight to reach the Moon’s orbit. On board were three astronauts: Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders. … Read More

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