Audio: Tribute to Jewish Jazz Legend Arnie Lawrence

Late great Israeli jazz legend Arnie Lawrence takes over the studio.
6/9/2009, 11:50 PM

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In this classic episode from 2005 the influential jazz educator Arnie Lawrence takes over the studio with 10 of his students and fellow musicians. In one of his last interviews, Arnie talks about his work in music education in Israel, his philosophy on music and humanity and his history with the Johnny Carson and the Tonight Show Band and numerous other jazz legends throughout the years.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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