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  • Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion for Jazz

    Alan Broadbent: Intimate Reflections on a Passion...

    Pianist, composer, and arranger Alan Broadbent doesn't just "dig" jazz. He has a deep and enduring passion for it. Growing up in mid-20th-century New Zealand, he quickly went beyond piano lessons to reading...

  • Does Talent Matter?

    Does Talent Matter?

    A good friend of mine, who is a recognized great guitarist, once said to me as we were standing at the bar of the old Birdland, "Charlie Christian really wasn't that good a player player, you know."...

  • Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    Stefon Harris: Pursuing the Tradition

    He is a composer, performer, bandleader, businessman, educator and leadership trainer. He handles each with a clear head, confidence and sense of purpose. He's bright, articulate and relates to people on any level....

  • Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the Jazz Grounds

    Monterey Jazz Festival 2018: When Women Ruled the...

    Monterey Jazz Festival Monterey County Fairgrounds September 21-23, 2018 It made perfect sense when the Monterey Jazz Festival toasted it's milestone 60th anniversary last year with a bevy of...

  • "Pick Yourself Up" by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields

    "Pick Yourself Up" by Jerome Kern and Dorothy...

    In 1936 Jerome Ker (1885-1945) and Dorothy Fields (1904-1974) collaborated to create several songs for the movie musical, Swing Time, starring Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. "Pick Yourself Up" served the film as the centerpiece...

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Outsidethebox

Sasha Mashin
Outsidethebox

The Seasons of Being

Andy Milne & Dapp...
The Seasons of Being

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Daan Kleijn
Passages

Picture in Black and White

Tessa Souter
Picture in Black...

Change In The Air

Cuong Vu 4Tet
Change In The Air

I Ching

Peter Madsen &...
I Ching

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Soft Machine
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Roy Hargrove
Roy Hargrove

Trumpeter Roy Hargrove has firmly established himself as one of this generation's premier players in jazz and beyond. Hargrove was born in Waco, TX on October 16, 1969. Inspired by the gospel music... read more

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