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  • The Bach's Beach Vision Of Jazz Heaven

    The Bach's Beach Vision Of Jazz Heaven

    Heaven for some is a baseball diamond in an Iowa cornfield. For Pete Douglas, it was a house on a beach with a jazz club in his living room, a would-be heaven also for anyone who dropped in. Douglas passed on...

  • Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2018

    Burlington Discover Jazz Festival 2018

    As the case with any festival worth attending at all, the passionate musiclover faces a challenge with Burlington Discover Jazz. Simply put, it's the choice between attending a marathon of events, thereby risking overload and over-stimulation...

  • Mandla Mlangeni: Born to Be

    Mandla Mlangeni: Born to Be

    Mandla Mlangeni has been engaged. The South African trumpeter, composer, and bandleader oversees three groups, notably the Amandla Freedom Ensemble and the Tune Recreation Committee. Additionally, his works are marked by an intense effort to...

  • Atlanta Jazz Festival 2018

    Atlanta Jazz Festival 2018

    The Atlanta Jazz Festival prides itself on being one of the largest free jazz festivals in the United States. The 41st edition took place under a forbidding forecast of heavy rainstorms: the event announcements made a big point of...

  • Bokani Dyer: African Piano

    Bokani Dyer: African Piano

    Throughout this decade, pianist, composer, and bandleader Bokani Dyer has stood as one of the most formidable and creative keyboard talents in South Africa today. Raised in a musical family--his father is the legendary saxophonist Steve Dyer...

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This Is It!
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Love Wins

Johannes Wallmann
Love Wins

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This Is It!
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Mutt Slang

Alain Mallet
Mutt Slang

Prisma

Lee Konitz
Prisma

Jazz Tango

Pablo Ziegler Trio
Jazz Tango

The Berlin Concert

Angelika Niescier -...
The Berlin Concert

IMA IMA

Meg Okura
IMA IMA

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John Hollenbeck
John Hollenbeck

John Hollenbeck's versatility as a percussionist and composer is revealed in a body of work that challenges countless boundaries. Performances with Fred Hersh, Kenny Wheeler and Bob Brookmeyer have showcased... read more

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