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At Columbia Jazz Brings Upper Manhattan Together
Photos by Joyce Culver

Some scholars say America's jazz greats adopted the sounds of the many places they played and blended these sounds with their own voice to create new "living" music. If this is true, following the Aug. 11 Verizon music festival concert at Columbia University, Abbey Lincoln, Wayne Shorter, James Carter, and other contemporary jazz musicians left with a touch of the campus and Upper Manhattan in their music.

Shot: Aug 11, 2001
Published: Aug 20, 2001
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002