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Molde Festival Offers Free-Improv Sets & Feel-Good Fare
Aside from being one of the world’s oldest jazz gatherings, the Molde Jazz Festival, which turned 56 this year, is also noteworthy for its ratio of significance to scale: I
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Phil Is Now: Out Of The Woods
Phillip Wells Woods is a lean 25, with the appearance of an Alan Ladd, and an alto that talks more like a cross between Bogart and Gérard Philipe. Woods, who won a 1955 DownBeat Jazz Critics Poll New Star award, recently left Dizzy Gillespie’s
Muddy Waters: Last King of the South Side?
These days the singer wears his success easily. He has weathered well the shifting tides of the popular-music business, adapting his music to the various demands made on it over the years. His style has moved away from away from the rough, intense co
Bob Belden’s Spanish Key
It’s a sunny, spring day in May in midtown Manhattan that begins a week of recording. And everybody’s waiting for Rabih.
From the podium, the leader croons, ““I’m in the oud for love.”
With these words of wit that typically
Jazz On Television In 1965
For the record—and in the interest of enlightening posterity and giving credit that is seldom acknowledged—it should be said that the last few weeks of 1964 and the first couple of months of 1965 were a fruitful period of television jazz.