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Don Williamson

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The title of Jody Sandhaus’ third CD, A Fine Spring Morning, provides a hint of the music within: sunny, appealing songs with glass-half-full optimism. And the song …
But 27 years old, Sean Jones is burning. He plays the music of Gemini with a flare that is reminiscent of the hard bop trumpet masters like Freddie Hubbard, Woody Sh…
After Marlon Jordan made a splash in the jazz recording industry when he was only 17 the age at which he signed a contract with Columbia Record, thereafter recordings a ser…
And trombone players think they get no respect! Pity the poor tubist. While trombone players complain that they’re usually the last instrument added to a jazz group, if …
Rachel Z, despite or maybe as a result of her jazz chops, has always been searching for more than improvisational variations on the tried-and-true standards, even though sh…
With her release of The Art Of Intimacy, Veronica Martell has achieved her goal of creating a peaceful album of songs that no doubt will reach a wide audience. Not r…
Continuing its For Lovers series, no doubt as a means for expanding the audience for its artists and for repackaging some of the material from its massive catalog, V…
Clairdee is a singer who ropes in her audience even before she begins singing. That’s evident in her live shows, as her outgoing personality connects immediately with indiv…
Javon Jackson’s got his groove back. Starting with his first Palmetto release, Easy Does It, Jackson gave his listeners a taste of funk in a style influenced as much…
When Bud Shank and Phil Woods worked together for the first time in duo performances on Joe Segal’s Jazz Cruise, it was one of those why-haven’t-we-done-this-before? moment…