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Album Review: Jocelyn Michelle’s Time To Play!
8/24/2016


Album Review: Dave Douglas and High Risk’s Dark Territory
8/23/2016


Photography Book Documents Young Sinatra in New York
8/23/2016


Harmonica Virtuoso Toots Thielemans Dies at 94
8/22/2016


I Am The Blues Documents America’s Last Generation of Blues Legends
8/17/2016


Bennett Basks in 90th Birthday Glow at Ravinia Festival
8/16/2016


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Shirley Horn (Photo: ©Brian McMillen, courtesy of Resonance Records)

New Live Album Spotlights 1988 Shirley Horn Concert

Singer and pianist Shirley Horn (1934–2005) was a jazz trailblazer, a female artist whose immense talent put her securely in the company of such jazz legends as Miles …  
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REVIEWS EDITORS’ PICKS     June 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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Muddy Waters: Last King of the South Side?
Published 10/8/1964

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 …  
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Bob Belden’s Spanish Key
Published 3/1/2011

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 …  
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Jazz On Television In 1965
Published 5/6/1965

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. …  
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