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2008-08-03 15:00:15

By JON W. POSES It hasn't been a good few days for jazz's health. On July 25, saxophonist icon Johnny Griffin, 80, passed away, as did the gifted, versatile guitarist Hiram Bullock, who was only 52.

2006-04-21 21:59:30

By Dan Ouellette NEW YORK (Billboard) - Though it is deemed a national treasure for its innately American legacy, jazz is plagued with an identity crisis.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.