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Don't Call it Jazz welcomes Dan Atkinson

Host Jon Armstrong welcomes Dan Atkinson, a brilliant jazz historian, musician, and ethnomusicologist to Don't Call it Jazz. Armstrong and Atkinson had such a great time conversing, that there's enough material for two episodes! Frankly, there was enough material for three episodes!
Armstrong asked Atkinson to create a list of his favorite jazz tunes that cover a wide history of the music. Between all the great music, the two of them have an invigorating conversation, delving into the history, philosophy, aesthetics, and joy of this incredible art form. Atkinson also shares several first-hand accounts of learning from some of the masters of jazz, as he spent time as a saxophonist in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and Seattle. 

Part 2

Logan Ramsey was born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho, and is now a senior studying journalism at Idaho State University. He's currently working as Digital Content Director for KISU and News Editor for The Bengal. His aspirations to be a reporter began his senior year of high school when he began to compete in International Extemporaneous Speaking in the National Speech and Debate Association. Halfway through his freshman year of college, he began to write freelance articles for the Idaho State Journal, and a couple of months later he was hired as a part-time reporter. Not long after, he began work as the Associate Editor of ISU's student newspaper, the Bengal. After a semester, he was promoted to Editor-in-Chief and stayed in that position for two semesters. In order to do more writing, he switched to the News Editor position at the paper. Logan is now working hard to ensure the Bengal has stellar news coverage.