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Size Matters: (Mostly New) Jazz for Big Bands and Orchestras, Part 4

Read "Size Matters: (Mostly New) Jazz for Big Bands and Orchestras, Part 4" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


In the early days of jazz, “Orchestra" was used to identify bands larger than a septet. Nowadays, jazz orchestras and big bands are much larger than that, like those we feature in our final installment of our mini-series dedicated to (mostly new and upcoming) releases by big bands and orchestras which can be found at the intersection of beauty, fun and mischief. Happy listening and don't forget to check out the previous installments of this mini-series: Part 1, ...

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Who Is Louis Cole

Read "Who Is Louis Cole" reviewed by Leo Sidran


Multi instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, arranger, video maker, surrealist, funk monkey, producer and personality Louis Cole on where he came from, what he's doing now, and where he hopes to go. Along the way he touches on writing “nostalgic music that feels almost like a memory of something that never happened," overcoming fear, being a better person, staying up late into the weird part of the night, “insanity music," money, honesty, humor, the problem with 100bpm, YouTube Poop, the spirit of ...


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