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Check out this week's video featuring Earth Wind & Fire performing Head To The Sky only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Wayne Shorter performing Children of the Night only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Bobby Caldwell and Marilyn Scott performing Back to You only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Herbie Hancock Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove performing My Ship only on McQsJazz.com...

The Beat-Man Behind 'Birdman'

The Beat-Man Behind ‘Birdman’

by NPR Staff Antonio Sanchez is one of the most accomplished and in-demand drummers around, and right now he's experiencing a breakthrough. Jazz h...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Will Downing and Gerald Albright performing Georgia On My Mind only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Esperanza Spalding, Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington performing Unconditional Love only on McQsJazz.com...

50 Years Ago, Ramsey Lewis Joined 'The In Crowd'

50 Years Ago, Ramsey Lewis Joined ‘The In Crowd’

Fifty years ago, the Ramsey Lewis Trio sat in a Washington, D.C. coffee shop, musing over what it could add to its set that evening. It was booked...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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Check out this week's video featuring Candy Dulfer performing Mister Marvin only on McQsJazz.com...

Songs We Love: Bilal, 'Satellites'

Songs We Love: Bilal, ‘Satellites’

by Timmhotep Aku "Just another day, in another life / I'm a satellite, watching the world watch people / as they do what they do to people," si...

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If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

by Allison Aubrey As a culture, we tend to ignore the advice to eat more fish. On average, Americans eat about 3.5 ounces of seafood per week. (Think a can of tuna or sardines). But evidence shows that consumption of 8 or more oun...

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To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

by Patti Neighmond Participation in sports by girls and young women has soared in recent decades — by 560 percent among high school students since 1972, and 990 percent among college students, according to the Women's Sports Found...

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Kanye Is Running For President And One Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

Kanye Is Running For President And One Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

by Eyder Peralta In case you didn't stay up late to watch the MTV Video Music Awards, there are really only two moments that matter. They'll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look. Here are the two...

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The Bloody Mary Meat Straw: An All-American Story

The Bloody Mary Meat Straw: An All-American Story

by Tamara Keith This is a story of American ingenuity and entrepreneurship. It is the story of the meat straw. Yes, you read that right. "It is a straw made out of pork," explains Ben Hirko of Coralville, Iowa, the man behind Ben...

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Chiwetel Ejiofor just wants to tell stories â anytime, any place

Chiwetel Ejiofor just wants to tell stories — anytime, any place

by Darby Maloney, John Horn, and Cameron Kell “Z for Zachariah” is an apocalypse movie unlike any you’ve seen. There are no zombies or big special effects, and there are just three characters: a scientist, played by Chiwetel Eji...

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How Shows Like ‘Will & Grace’ And ‘Black-ish’ Can Change Your Brain

by Maanvi Singh Will Smith from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was my first American friend. Ours was an unlikely friendship: a shy Indian kid, fresh off the boat, with big glasses and a thick accent, and a high school b-ball player f ...

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How do you teach medical students bedside manner? Hire an actor

by Kevin Ferguson In the world of academia, is there anything tougher than medical school? Years of math, science, anatomy, pharmacology and dissections committed to memory; tests, labs, residencies… but how do you teach what might b ...

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Small Shocks Help Enormous Birds Learn To Avoid Power Lines

by NPR Staff The California condor is big. In fact, it's the largest flying bird in North America with a wingspan of 9 1/2 feet. Michael Mace, curator of birds for the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, tells NPR's Arun Rath that the cond ...

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How Are U.N. Climate Talks Like A Middle School? Cliques Rule

by Nell Greenfieldboyce It seems to be part of human nature to want to belong to a group. People constantly form groups, in all kinds of situations, and high-stakes negotiations on climate change are no exception. Ever heard of th ...

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Obama To Rename Continent’s Highest Peak From Mount McKinley To Denali

by Brakkton Booker The White House announced Sunday that President Obama is changing the name of North America's highest peak. Mount McKinley — named after William McKinley, the 25th president, who served in the White House unti ...

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The ‘Trump Effect’ Alienating Conservative Latinos

by Asma Khalid The current front-runner in the Republican presidential primary, Donald Trump, is sparking a debate about immigration that's beginning to alienate some conservative Latinos. "He drowns out a lot of the conservative ...

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50 Percent Off A College Education? Not Such A Good Deal After All

by Anya Kamenetz This is an updated version of a story published in July 2014. In New York City's East Village, there are a number of hole-in-the-wall spots that advertise sushi at 50 percent off. But I can never bring myself to ...

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Sanders Gaining On Clinton. ‘2008 All Over Again’?

by Domenico Montanaro When a wispy-haired, septuagenarian senator from Vermont with a Larry David-style and a life-long passion for talking about income inequality decided to run for president, not many took him seriously. That's ...

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Their Crimes Reclassified, Some Californian Felons Get A Second Chance

by Marisa Lagos   Last November, voters in California overwhelmingly approved Proposition 47, which lets people with some nonviolent felonies petition a court to reduce their crimes to misdemeanors. And that has opened up new ...

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On Wall Street: Not Much Fun, But It Sure Was Interesting

by Marilyn Geewax This week on Wall Street, investors experienced thrills, chills, tears and giggles as their investments plunged, soared, dropped, rose, dipped, moved sideways — and then ended about where they started. On Frida ...

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