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Jan Leder: Passage to Freedom

Read "Passage to Freedom" reviewed by AAJ Staff


There’s art and there’s commerce. The musician needs gigs, to hone her craft, and reputation, to get more gigs. And the fastest way to build a reputation is through a recording – which is hard to make without a reputation. As one musician put it, “It’s as if no matter how well you play, you really don’t exist until you’ve recorded.” Such is the case with Jan Leder. A student of Lennie Tristano, author of the reference book Women In ...


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