Brad Mehldau Trio Rocks the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta
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Saxophonist Fred Ho Dies at 56
4/14/2014


Steve Coleman, Jamie Baum Among Guggenheim Honorees
4/11/2014


Cyrus Chestnut Plans Tribute to Mentor
4/9/2014


Alan Broadbent in Brooklyn: A Close Encounter with a Jazz Titan
4/8/2014


Corea and Fleck Enchant in Chicago
4/7/2014


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Jason Moran will bring his Fats Waller Dance Party project to the Gilmore festival in Kalamazoo, Mich., on April 27.

Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Turns 25

Its unlike any festival the world has ever seen, or heard. The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival in Kalamazoo, Mich., has focused on just one musical instr …  
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Freddy Cole: Melody Man
Published 7/1/2001

Freddy Cole is a singer and a pianist. Outside of a couple of showpieces he was compelled to compose by way of acknowledging and freeing himself from the looming presence of his famous brother, Nat Cole (Im Not My Brother, Im Me and He Was The K …  
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Benny Goodman: From the Inside
Published 4/9/1964

About 27 years have gone by since they danced in the aisles to the music of Benny Goodman and his band at the Paramount Theater in New York City. In April 1937, the New Yorker ran a profile on one Benny Goodman. The writer commented in wonderment o …  
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Chico Hamilton: Flexible Chico
Published 6/15/1967

The advertisement for a recent weekend booking at New Yorks Village Gate read Chico Hamilton Trio, but inside there were seven musicians on the stand in addition to the drummer-leader himself. And it was no jam session—it was an organized gr …  
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Jimmy Giuffre: Im a Trio Now
Published 9/19/1957

Im a trio now.

This is Jimmy Giuffre speaking. Until recently hes been known as a good tenor man, a fine arranger and a fresh-sounding clarinetist.

But hes a trio now.

I arrived at the decision to be a trio mostly from my stu …  
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