The Rough Draft Diaries with Haley Taylor

The Future of Jazz

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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, we're talking to local jazz legend, Gene Parker. Gene has been a professional musician in the Toledo area for 50 years and a private teacher since 1960. He began teaching jazz history and pedagogy in 1963, long before jazz education became integrated into curricula in the United States. Tune in to hear how he got started and where jazz is headed on this week's RDD.

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