Mittwoch, 17 Juli 2013 00:00

von Eschen, Penny M. - Jazz Ambassadors

The Jazz Ambassadors represented hope and possibility, not a smug claim to a perfected democracy.They articulated their connection to the world as artist and human, not a sense of uniqueness or superiority. While a jazz combo may not have been a model for a government, it did symbolize the qualities of a vibrant democracy. The jazz artists expressed individual excellence within a profound dependence on and accountability to a collective.

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