JazzTimes Looks at NEC's Historic Jazz Studies Program as it Enters Sixth Decade

Susan Poliniak of JazzTimes writes:

“This is a banner year for 50th anniversaries: Woodstock, the Apollo 11 moon landing—and the founding of New England Conservatory’s jazz studies program.

Although degree programs in jazz at colleges and universities are practically a given nowadays, NEC’s department—the first fully accredited jazz program at a classical conservatory in the United States—was radical and new at its founding.”

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