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  • 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...

  • Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2018: Part 1

    Festival International de Jazz de Montréal 2018:...

    Every return to Montréal for the city's annual Festival International de Jazz de Montréal is much-anticipated. Closing off six square blocks in the downtown core is rare enough; but, over the past 39 years...

  • Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero

    Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero

    German-born and US-based pianist, author and composer Monika Herzig released her most accomplished work to date the sublime Sheroes in March of 2018. This cohesive album is a celebration of women in music and...

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Rumah Batu

Dwiki Dharmawan
Rumah Batu

The Bat Swings!

The Flying Horse...
The Bat Swings!

Terrestrial

Lina Nyberg
Terrestrial

Get Somethin'

Chance Hayden
Get Somethin'

Bansangu Orchestra

Bansangu Orchestra
Bansangu Orchestra

Smart Grid

Hubert Dupont
Smart Grid

Monochrome

Graz Composers...
Monochrome

Attitude Manouche

The Django Festival...
Attitude Manouche

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Vince Guaraldi
Vince Guaraldi

By Derrick Bang Like most so-called overnight successes, Vincent Anthony Guaraldi—who forever described himself as "a reformed... read more

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