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Apparently entirely absorbed in his art and not so much in making a name for himself, Jason Moran is making a name for himself through the personalized art he creates. Seep…
Gonzalo Rubalcaba is releasing his seventh in a string of Blue Note albums--due in no small part to the perseverance of Blue Note president Bruce Lundvall. For Lundvall cir…
You have to give Mark Elf high marks for gumption. Defying the odds, he continues to self-produce his own CD’s, garner high praise from the jazz press, climb to the top of …
At a time when American artists like Dave Douglas, Michael Wolff or Chick Corea are infusing their work with rhythms and modes from Eastern European or Middle Eastern refer…
I have a suggestion for Mike Herriott: Apply to perform at the 2003 International Association of Jazz Educators convention in Toronto. Herriott appears to be known among Ca…
One would think that The Best Of Wynton Marsalis marks the occasion of the famous trumpet player's fortieth birthday, as well as the twentieth year since the release…
Wendell Hobbs likes to quote his former teacher, Kenny Barron, in his publicity materials: "Wendell plays in the style of the old masters. He has a firm understanding of th…
Following up on Swing Low, her first album as a leader, Claire Daly's Movin' On involves more than merely creating a second addition to her now-doubled discog…
Koch Jazz' remarkable CD, Jazz Casual: Count Basie/Lambert, Hendricks & Bavan is an unexpected pleasure--a rarity among commercially released CD's in that it present…
Dreyfus Jazz continues to stretch the definition of jazz, as it includes some of Europe's extraordinary musicians interpreting jazz standards, even as they push the limits …