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The Grammy winning writer Ashley Kahn visited the jazz department with very interesting topics and presentations

Lessons from a Music Life: Why Do We Do What We Do? How Can We Succeed
John and Alice Coltrane: A Love Supreme and the Power of Spiritual Music
Aretha Franklin: The Sound of Soul, and the Most Celebrated Voice of the 20th Century
Fire Music: The Free Jazz Movement of the 1960s and ‘70s

Dig Sibis Jazz

Things that are happening at the Department of Jazz at the Sibelius Academy.

“Jazz is not a what, it is a how. If it were a what, it would be static, never growing. The how is that the music comes from the moment, it is spontaneous, it exists at the time it is created. And anyone who makes music according to this method conveys to me an element that makes his music jazz.” -Bill Evans

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