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ARTICLE: PROFILES

The Bach's Beach Vision Of Jazz Heaven

Read "The Bach's Beach Vision Of Jazz Heaven" reviewed by Arthur R George

Heaven for some is a baseball diamond in an Iowa cornfield. For Pete Douglas, it was a house on a beach with a jazz club in his living room, a would-be heaven also for anyone who dropped in. Douglas passed on, in 2014 at age 85, sitting at his desk overlooking the Pacific Ocean. But his ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Charles Ellerbe & Matrix at the Unitarian Universalist in Media (PA) on December 21st

Charles Ellerbe & Matrix at the Unitarian Universalist in Media (PA) on December 21st

Appearing at Jazz in Media at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 145 W. Rose Tree Road in Media, PA, on December 21st, 2011 will be guitarist Charles Ellerbe and Matrix 12:38 featuring drummer Anthony Matthews, percussionist Tony Cosby, bassist Josh Machiz, and trumpeter Michael Ray. One Show: 7:30-9 p.m. $10/$5 students. No advance sales. For info: 610-745-3011 ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Jeff King: Catalyst

Read "Catalyst" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Saxophonist/woodwind multi-instrumentalist Jeff King has made Toronto his home from the time he came to the city to study jazz, after graduating in classical saxophone, flute and clarinet. Over the years, he has formed his own band and performed with several jazz musicians including a host of Canadians, some of whom are his accomplices on Catalyst. ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Catalyst: The Complete Recordings - Vols. 1-2

Read "The Complete Recordings - Vols. 1-2" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La musica, per certi versi, se la sta passando male. E' anche per questo che ciò che è rimasto del “mercato" che ha dominato la scena di oltre un ventennio, magari motivato dai classici iper-collezionisti o fanatici o ancora studiosi, è ormai da tempo al lavoro nei territori delle ristampe, delle rimasterizzazioni, delle riedizioni. Terminati i big (si fa ...

Catalyst: The Funkiest Band You Never Heard

Read "The Funkiest Band You Never Heard" reviewed by Douglas Payne

Catalyst is one of those groups more talked about than heard. But most jazz listeners have heard the mighty tenor of Odean Pope as an integral part of Max Roach's great 1980s bands (Catalyst bassist Tyrone Brown eventually joined him there too) and through his recent and well-regarded Saxophone Choir. The underrated and under-recorded keyboardist Eddie ...