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Dottie Dodgion, Rubén Blades and Luba Mason

Read "Dottie Dodgion, Rubén Blades and Luba Mason" reviewed by Joe Dimino


We start the 741st Episode of Neon Jazz with actress, singer and artist force Luba Mason with a song off her latest album Triangle. After that, we hear from her husband in Panamanian Grammy Winner Ruben Blades. We also honor the life of late drummer Dottie Dodgion as we hear from Wayne Enstice, the co-author of her biography. From there, we run down the line of great new releases from cats including Matt Gordy and Jim Funnell. We finish the ...

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Album Review

Luba Mason: Triangle

Read "Triangle" reviewed by Jim Worsley


The rather smarmy “Bach, Stevie Wonder, and Janette Monae" opens this live performance. While disconcerting, the tide shifts dramatically with The Beatles' John Lennon-Paul McCartney classic “Ticket to Ride." It is reimagined in a sultry and just short of brilliant manner. Luba Mason's vocal phrasing brings an entire new essence to this tune. Bassist James Genus plays a line throughout which is a slow groove with a lot of feeling. Vibraphonist Joe Locke solos in spectacular fashion, while percussionist Samuel ...


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