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Charles Mingus High School Competition Honors Jazz Luminary
2/12/2016


Terry Adams on Monk: ‘Like Nothing I Had Ever Heard’
1/29/2016


Taborn, Cohen, Turner Shine at Winter JazzFest ‘ECM Night’
1/22/2016


Tower of Power Trumpeter Mic Gillette Dies at 64
1/20/2016


Formanek, Potter, Bleckmann Triumph at Winter Jazzfest
1/20/2016


Washington, Porter, Kneebody To Headline Newport Jazz Festival
1/19/2016


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The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra performs on Feb. 3 during a weeklong 50th anniversary celebration at the Village Vanguard in New York City. (Photo: ©Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos)

VJO Celebrates 50 Years of Monday Nights at Village Vanguard

The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra celebrated its 50-year residency at the historic Village Vanguard jazz club in Manhattan with a special weeklong concert series. The orchestra, …  
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REVIEWS EDITORS’ PICKS     February 2016


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Phil Is Now: Out Of The Woods
Published 1/23/1957

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 …  
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Hubert Laws: My Time Has Come
Published 7/1/1993

Hubert Laws lives in a two-story house in Los Angeles, following the time-honored tradition of house upstairs and shop/studio below. On a bright spring morning, this writer passes through the security gate and heads upstairs, greeting the famed fluti …  
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Erroll Garner: The Natural
Published 10/19/1967

Yes, Virginia, there are leprechauns. I know because I’ve been running into one lately in Los Angeles. It seems everywhere I go, he’s there, listening, burying himself in some dark corner, just “quietly finding out what’s happening.&rdqu …  
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Star-Studded High Society Features Sinatra, Armstrong & Crosby
Published 8/22/1956

The transfer of successful stage and film properties of the past into film musicals has become something of a trend in Hollywood in recent years. Not always has it been a happy blending of music with the original.

This time, producer Sol Siegel …  
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