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Make Someone Happy! Newsletter Signup In Memoriam: Classic Album Producer Orrin Keepnews
3/3/2015


Producer and Record Executive Orrin Keepnews Dies at 91
3/2/2015


Whirlwind Recordings: DIY Success
2/24/2015


In Memoriam: Radio Icon Cephas Bowles
2/23/2015


Goodwin To Play 30th Edition of Jazz in the Meadows Fest
2/18/2015


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John Clayton conducts the All-Star Big Band at the Newport Beach Jazz Party on Feb. 15. (Photo: Art Pazornik)

Bergman, Nestico, Mandel Share Stage at Newport Beach Jazz Party

In the sphere of jazz, swing and Golden Age big band, count Alan Bergman, Johnny Mandel and Sammy Nestico as living legends.

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Horace Silver: In Pursuit
Published 9/13/1973

Horace Silver remembers a time years ago in a Boston hotel room when he wrote out the idea for a new tune on a cardboard bath mat. He doesn’t have to do that today, of course; the creative process has been augmented by the miniature tape recorder tha …  
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Maynard Ferguson Looks Forward to New Leading Career
Published 10/3/1956

Dubbed “showboater,” “crowd pleaser” and “exhibitionist” for years, Maynard Ferguson, one of the most talked-about trumpet players of his generation, is today crashing the barrier of those accusations and finding himself on the threshold of a ne …  
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Tony Williams: Two Decades of Drum Innovation
Published 11/1/1983

Tony Williams erupted onto the jazz scene in 1963 as a 17-year-old prodigy with a full-blown, volcanic style of drumming that would blow hard-bop tastiness out the door. Williams’ arrival was hailed with a great deal of fanfare. The week he came with …  
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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 (“I’m Not My Brother, I’m Me” and “He Was The K …  
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