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3/23/2015


Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead To Showcase Young Jazz Talent
3/20/2015


American Pianists Association Jazz Finals to Take Place March 28 in Indianapolis
3/12/2015


Jazz Educator Steve Zegree Dies at 61
3/11/2015


Trumpeter Lew Soloff Dies at 71
3/9/2015


In Memoriam: Classic Album Producer Orrin Keepnews
3/3/2015


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Trombone Shorty will play the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival for the fifth straight year.

Krall, Gadd, Trombone Shorty To Play Rochester Jazz Festival

Pianist Diana Krall, drummer Steve Gadd and multi-instrumentalist Trombone Shorty are among the more than 1,500 musicians who will perform at this year’s Xerox Rochester In …  
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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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