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Thomas R. Erdmann

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Louisville, KY native tenor saxophonist Don Braden may be one of the most overlooked jazz artists on the scene today. Currently teaching at William Paterson University i…
New Jersey native Liam Sillery began playing the trumpet while young, following his uncle in this endeavor. Collegiate studies started at the University of South Florida…
If there has ever been a problem for trumpeter Jon Faddis, it’s been in the packaging. Even though his massive talent is undeniable, the problem is that he does so many …
New York pianist Steve Elmer’s self-produced/self-released CD I Used To Be Anonymous features the pianist performing nine original compositions all dedicated to f…
One of the great advances for jazz starting roughly in the 1990s was the rise of an almost limitless number of small, almost boutique, jazz record labels. The model of t…
Trombone is an instrument, in both jazz and classical worlds, that usually takes the role of the ugly cousin - sure, you invite the player to the party because it’s fami…
It should come as no surprise that there are so many incredible non-American jazz artists. The world has quickly shown that it can take the lead in matters once consider…
Jazz, jazz fusion, rock, R&B and funk guitarist Rick Zunigar has built a resume any well-respecting musician would salivate over. In terms of ability, few compare to thi…
Guitarist Eric Swinderman has been playing in the San Francisco/Oakland Bay Area for the last 25 years. Known primarily for his work with singer Brenda Boykin, Swinderma…
If there is a good thing about the new austere measures record companies are forcing on their jazz musicians these days it has to be the great small group jazz that’s be…