Terrace Martin (left) is one of the guests who will collaborate with keyboardist Robert Glasper during his residency at the Blue Note in New York.

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Keyboardist Robert Glasper to Play 56 Shows at New York’s Blue Note

Robert Glasper soon will set up shop at the Blue Note for a month, playing 56 gigs at the New York jazz club Oct. 3 to Nov. 3. This will be the second year that Glasper has…


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Of Agency And Abstraction

The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra
Along For The Ride

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Ella Fitzgerald (1917–’96)

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Ella Fitzgerald Tells Of Trouble In Mind Concerning Discs, Television

“We had a request to sing,” Ella began over the applause—and suddenly she stopped. “You know,” she grinned, “we really didn’t have a request. This is just our next number.” Ella had displayed again the candor that has been hers for 20 years in the music big leagues.

Yet, despite this open-hearted honesty, very little is known about what Ella really thinks on subjects closest to her career and emotions. For, except with intimate friends, Ella is one of the shyest people in the entertainment business.

Backstage one night at Basin…

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