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  • NYC Winter Jazzfest 2018 - The Friday Marathon

    NYC Winter Jazzfest 2018 - The Friday Marathon

    As the setting sun ushered in the first of two NYC Winter Jazzfest marathon nights on Friday, January 12, the only thing that seemed to be missing was winter itself. After coping with a deep freeze...

  • Best of Mr. P.C. 2017

    Best of Mr. P.C. 2017

    Dear Mr. P.C.: This whole “jazz musicians play thousands of chords to three people" vs. “rock musicians play three chords for thousands" thing: What is the correct chord/audience ratio? Perhaps zero...

  • Zara McFarlane: Embodying the Spirit of Jamaica

    Zara McFarlane: Embodying the Spirit of Jamaica

    Zara McFarlane may have been made in Britain, but she belongs to Jamaica. The land of her mother and father is written in her soul and vibrates through her music. You can feel it in the bewitching rhythms...

  • Matthew Yeakley: Keeping the Profession and Art of Jazz Alive in Los Angeles

    Matthew Yeakley: Keeping the Profession and Art...

    As a city full of studio musicians, floaters, stadium pros and black-box indie acts, Los Angeles gives people like Yeakley the opportunity to collaborate with a near infinite combination of artists from unique...

  • Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul

    Jessica Lurie: In It For The Long Haul

    Jazz music, in all its forms, spread throughout world culture, is deeply embedded in the American experience. It is a culture based phenomena uniquely reflecting that experience in such a personal and...

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Wes Montgomery In Paris

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Duane Eubanks
Duane Eubanks

Duane Eubanks simmers. Percolates. The jazz trumpeter/ composer/arranger/producer is a multi-talented force whose fiery blasts and sweet distinctive sound carry his horn into a musical space that defies... read more