A handful of cultural institutions are opening up their vaults to provide video footage during the pandemic, with Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center posting hours of music.

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Jazz At Lincoln Center, Cultural Institutions Open Up Archives Amid Pandemic

Like newspapers lifting their paywalls during the pandemic, some cultural institutions are making their archives available online without a fee.

Jazz at Lincoln Center and…

Tomas Janzon

130th & Lenox

Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet
When Angels Fall

Brenda Earle Stokes
Solo Sessions Volume 1
(All She Needs)

Schapiro 17

New Shoes: Kind Of Blue At 60

Falkner Evans
(Consolidated Artist Productions)

Chris Dingman
(Inner Arts Initiative)

The Necks
(Northern Spy)


Sarah Vaughan (1924–1990)

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Sarah Vaughan and Greatness

Complexes of one sort or another are often by-products of greatness.

As Sarah Vaughan recalls it, her life began with a devastating, unutterable resentment of being dark skinned and unattractive.

“I often wished I was a medium-brown skin color,” she once said. “I imagined people that color were regarded more highly than I. To most persons who knew me, I thought, I was just another little black girl for whom the future was just as dark as it was for thousands of others like me.”

As a child, Vaughan remembers, she had dreams of being…

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