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Iowa's Jazz Scene

Iowa's Jazz Scene

This program originally aired November 18, 2015. Jazz is American music. It was born in New Orleans around the turn of the 20 th century, and it continues to evolve. During this edition of Talk of Iowa , Charity Nebbe hosts a discussion about Iowa's jazz scene in the past, present, and future. Music professors Bob Washut (University of Northern Iowa) and John Rapson (University of Iowa) explore the genre's history in the state, Des Moines Big Band bandleader Dave Rezek talks about Iowa’s