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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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La Lucha and friends shine in CCJS debut

La Lucha and friends shine in CCJS debut

Performance / Tour
published: October 13, 2021
Love - And Bossa Nova - Were In The Air

Love - And Bossa Nova - Were In The Air

Performance / Tour
published: September 23, 2021
A trumpeter’s legacy of paying it forward

A trumpeter’s legacy of paying it forward

Interview
published: September 03, 2021
Glimmers of hope, turning a corner

Glimmers of hope, turning a corner

Music Industry
published: April 30, 2021
Live jazz in times of uncertainty

Live jazz in times of uncertainty

Performance / Tour
published: November 06, 2020
Some good news for a change, near and far

Some good news for a change, near and far

Music Industry
published: October 09, 2020
CDs of Note    Short Takes

CDs of Note Short Takes

Recording
published: July 30, 2020
Remember this date - 66 years ago in jazz history

Remember this date - 66 years ago in jazz history

Music Industry
published: July 18, 2020
Thanks, Freddy, for the jazz connection

Thanks, Freddy, for the jazz connection

Obituary
published: July 01, 2020
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