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It’s All at the Fest: The Past, Present, and Future of R&B

July 17, 2018

This year’s Summer Fest lineup provides a wonderful chance to celebrate the varied story of R&B music. From the genre’s origins in blues, jazz and gospel to its contemporary interactions with hip-hop and electronic music, San Jose Jazz Summer Fest 2018 will be a perfect showcase for the legacy of rhythm and blues, one that exhibits the style’s continued influence on American culture. Much like jazz, modern R&B may seem to have little resemblance to …

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