New, impactful live recordings of the late pianist Bill Evans continue to emerge on vinyl.

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Lasting Impressions of Bill Evans

Bill Evans’ discography is immense, beginning with his first recordings as a sideman in 1953 and running through hundreds of titles up until his death in 1980. Even now, 41…


Mike Wade

The Nasty NATI Brass Band

Saint Disruption
Rose In The Oblivion
(Self Release)

Spike Wilner Trio
Aliens & Wizards
(Cellar Music Group)

Brian Charette
Power From The Air


Cecilie Strange

(April Records)

Denny Zeitlin/George Marsh

Joshua Abrams/Chad Taylor
Mind Maintenance
(Drag City)


Lena Horne

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Lena Horne: The Horne Of Plenty

Somewhere in the background, by the piano in the living room, Lennie Hayton sat with coffee in hand, filling the air with that pregnant, Van Dyked Lennie Hayton brand of dignified silence. In the smaller music room Lena, quiet and conservative in the black-and-white outfit with the white turban hat, toyed with her coffee and talked, never too quietly nor too conservatively, of music and children and acting and singing and how life had been for her in this past propitious year.

Lena Horne and New York are in love. For the first time in her adult life…

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August 2021
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