Local Jazz http://blog.wlrn.org en Cuban-American Jazz Legend Receives Presidential Honor http://blog.wlrn.org/post/cuban-american-jazz-legend-receives-presidential-honor <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 11.5pt; line-height: 16.5pt;">This week, President Obama bestowed the nation's highest civilian honor on 16 celebrated Americans, one of&nbsp;them a Cuban-American widely considered one of the world's greatest living jazz artists.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:38:06 +0000 Christine DiMattei 23985 at http://blog.wlrn.org Cuban-American Jazz Legend Receives Presidential Honor Local Music: Aaron Lebos On Childhood http://blog.wlrn.org/post/local-music-aaron-lebos-childhood <p></p><p>As a child, Aaron Lebos was given a choice of two musical instruments: piano or violin. He chose the piano and spent the next six years dedicated to the instrument, winning five state-wide competitions.</p><p></p><p>But at the age of 11, he picked up the guitar.</p><p>More than a decade later he's still strumming it.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Jackie Skevin 7610 at http://blog.wlrn.org Local Music: Aaron Lebos On Childhood