Jazz And The Italian American Experience

A new book explores Italian American musicians and the challenges they faced to achieve their American Dream.

This article, written by Gary G. Vercelli, appears on Capital Public Radio

Aside from being great jazz musicians, what do Steve Gadd, Louie Bellson, Flip Phillips, Tony Scott, and Frank Capp have in common?

You wouldn’t know it from their last names, but each of these talented gentlemen are of Italian heritage.

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