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  • Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt

    Elio Villafranca: Five Islands & A Revolt

    The setting was Systems Two, a well-known, state-of-the-art recording studio in Brooklyn. The sessions, occurring over five days in May (7-11) 2017, were set up to record Cuban pianist/composer...

  • SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

    SFJAZZ: Decades After, Five Years In

    Five years after the San Francisco, California organization SFJAZZ created its own building, the SFJAZZ Center, it has proved a raving, even rampaging, success, unrelenting in programming...

  • Michael Leonhart: Surfing on an Orchestral Wave

    Michael Leonhart: Surfing on an Orchestral Wave

    If one were to find an answer to the age-old "nature or nurture" debate, s/he would have to look no further than The Painted Lady Suite [Sunnyside Records]. Listening to the stunning debut album by the...

  • Istanbul Jazz Festival 2018

    Istanbul Jazz Festival 2018

    A leisurely stroll through the crowded streets of Istanbul offers many delights, Turkish or otherwise. The maze guides you through nested teahouses, majestic ottoman palaces, monumental sahns adjoining mosques...

  • Meet Davis Wilson

    Meet Davis Wilson

    Jeopardy contestant, amateur pianist, dance teacher, actor, sailor, postal worker, our July Super Fan has lived all over the place and done it all. Now based in St. Paul, Minnesota, he met "zillions of artists" as keeper of the flame at the...

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Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album Deluxe Edition

John Coltrane
Both Directions at...

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Rich Halley 3
The Literature

A History Of Nothing

Rodrigo Amado
A History Of Nothing

Turbamulta

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Leni Stern
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World Domination Vol 1: Furie

Tin Men and the...
World Domination...

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Toronto Jazz...
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Al Di Meola
Al Di Meola

Al Di Meola's ongoing fascination with complex rhythmic syncopation combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony has been at the heart of his music throughout a celebrated career... read more

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