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Leslie Pintchik's version of the Bonnie Raitt song "I Can't Make You Love Me," from her We're Here To Listen is just about perfect. It seems to contain, or to suggest, a whole range of other music, all of it tied up with themes of regret, saudade, soul, and with a smile on its face.
I love jazz because I enjoy the freedom.
I was first exposed to jazz when I was 17.
I met Cedar Walton at a concert in San Paulo.
The best show I ever attended was Helio Jambao trio.
The first jazz record I bought was Witchcraft by George Benson.
My advice to new listeners is listen to the old school first.