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by Hrayr Attarian
Don Sleet Nicolas Rabel Ideo-Libris 2013 The electronic book, or the ebook, is one of the most significant innovations in publishing of the past three decades. It is versatile, saving cost and space. The French online publisher, Ideo-Libris has taken this concept one step further. The brainchild of children's author Armelle Modéré, bookshop owner and jazz enthusiast Nicolas Rabel and teacher Didier Dufresne, Ideo-Libris has released three works, one by each of the founders. These ...read more
by Derek Taylor
Jazz, like any commercial art form, is a proving ground populated by far more practitioners than actually make the cut. The analogy of an iceberg is apropos. For every musician whose talent rises above the sea of public opinion’s surface there are literally thousands of others that toil away in obscurity beneath the waves. In the spring of 61’ Don Sleet seemed set to become one of the chosen few situated for stardom. Formidable brass chops sharpened in gigs as ...read more