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  • Smithsonian Marks 10th Anniversary of Jazz Appreciation Month

    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will mark the 10th annual Jazz Appreciation Month in April with a monthlong celebration of jazz featuring performances, talks, tours and family-oriented events. This year’s programming will examine the legacies of women in jazz

    Among the celebration events is the March 29th Smithsonian Folkways release of JAZZ: The Smithsonian Anthology, which features many legendary women including Mary Lou Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, and Billie Holiday among its 111-tracks of influential performances

    Please visit for a complete list of programs and events, including performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra.