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Duke music professor Thomas Brothers has written three books on jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, and his third, "Louis Armstrong: Master of Modernism," was a 2015 finalist for a Biography/Autobiography Pulitzer Prize. Brothers poured over the Queens College archive of Armstrong’s writings, weaving together his life stories and discovering how Armstrong invented his modern jazz style of playing. Now, Brothers is working on a book about The Beatles and carries this advice: “Musicologists do their best work when they are working with music they love.” [More]

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Duke University Farmers' Market vendor: Pomegranate Kitchen

Mally Rafizadeh, owner of Durham's Pomegranate Kitchen, brings her homemade Persian recipes to the Duke Farmers' Market on Fridays. Customer favorites include celery stew, jeweled rice and cold hibiscus tea.

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