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Hard Up: Jazz For Empty Pockets

Empty pockets.

Money is on everyone's mind right now. Maybe you're worried about your own money, worried about the state of the world economy, or relieved to have a job and a paycheck. If you have the money blues, listening to a few jazz tunes rooted in the blues is a good investment for your ears and your soul.

Stop listening to the change jingling in your pockets, and instead listen to the sound of money in jazz. After that, check out NPR's Planet Money blog for a more serious (and informative) take on money. No soundtrack included.

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Shaunna Morrison Machosky
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