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  • Yakhal' Inkomo: A South African Masterpiece at Fifty

    Yakhal' Inkomo: A South African Masterpiece at...

    On July 23, 1968, a now-legendary recording session took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, one that would ultimately prove a defining moment in the country's Jazz history and development. Led by tenor saxophonist Winston Mankunku Ngozi, a quartet that...

  • Anat Cohen: Musical Zelig

    Anat Cohen: Musical Zelig

    In the 1983 Woody Allen film Zelig, the pseudo-documentary's main character is a man who, out of a desire to fit in, takes on the characteristics of the people he happens to be around, including, in chameleon-like fashion...

  • Eric Dolphy: Gone In The Air

    Eric Dolphy: Gone In The Air

    Newly-remastered SACD reissues of Eric Dolphy's albums for the Prestige label mark the 90th anniversary of his birth. The recording sessions that Eric Dolphy led in the last four years of his life advanced the evolution of jazz...

  • 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...

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Atwood Suites

Andrew Rathbun...
Atwood Suites

Theirs

Thumbscrew
Theirs

Jubilation!

Jim Snidero &...
Jubilation!

Let Go

Chris Kase
Let Go

Lake of Light: Compositions for AquaSonics

William Parker
Lake of Light:...

Invisible Atlas

Ilaria Capalbo
Invisible Atlas

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Johnny Smith
Johnny Smith

Guitarist Johnny Smith's career spans the decades of the 1940's through the 1990's. From the very beginning of his musical career he influenced the playing of other guitarists. In fact, many mention... read more

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