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Ken Franckling is a veteran arts writer and freelance photographer specializing in music photography. Since the early 1980s, he has covered the jazz scene throughout the Northeast with occasional journeys to other regions in pursuit of essential musical moments. Ken's serious interest in jazz was formed while involved with the campus radio station at St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York's Snow Belt from 1969 to 1971. It began flourishing in the early 1980s after the Newport Jazz Festival returned to its Rhode Island roots and he began covering that return as a news story while a staff reporter/news editor for United Press International

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Casting her musical net far and wide

Casting her musical net far and wide

Performance / Tour
published: May 16, 2022
Rooted in tradition, with personal, modern twists

Rooted in tradition, with personal, modern twists

Performance / Tour
published: May 15, 2022
Makoto Ozone: Back on the road, with love

Makoto Ozone: Back on the road, with love

Performance / Tour
published: April 15, 2022
Levity accompanies vintage jazz mastery

Levity accompanies vintage jazz mastery

Performance / Tour
published: April 13, 2022
The sheer joy of swinging jazz

The sheer joy of swinging jazz

Performance / Tour
published: April 11, 2022
Sarasota Jazz Festival hits 40 - under the stars

Sarasota Jazz Festival hits 40 - under the stars

Festival
published: March 21, 2022
Keeping Alive That Big-Band Swing And Spirit

Keeping Alive That Big-Band Swing And Spirit

Music Industry
published: March 16, 2022
Standard fare freshened with enthusiasm

Standard fare freshened with enthusiasm

Performance / Tour
published: February 13, 2022
Popular trio does it again – with charm and excellence

Popular trio does it again – with charm and excellence

Performance / Tour
published: February 09, 2022
Still adventurous after all these years

Still adventurous after all these years

Performance / Tour
published: January 14, 2022
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