New York’s Village Vanguard may come closer than any other club to embodying the spirit of jazz. For nearly 30 years, the guardian of that spirit has been the Vanguard’s formidable impresaria, Lorraine Gordon. Gordon, a jazz champion since her teen years and one of the music’s female pioneers, died Saturday at the age of 95.

Source: NPR Read Full Story: https://www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2018/06/09/530726928/lorraine-gordon-guardian-of-legendary-jazz-club-dies-at-95

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