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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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Igor Willcox Quartet
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My Favorite Things(1960-1969)

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Duende Libre
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Ark Ovrutski
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Erroll Garner
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Dwiki Dharmawan
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Carmell Jones
Carmell Jones

An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-'60s at the height of his career. In 1960, after two years in the... read more

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