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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine: Tasty Tunes

Read "Tasty Tunes" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Tasty Tunes is the fifth CD by Ira B. Liss' stalwart San Diego-based Jazz Machine, which was formed almost forty years ago, in 1979--a span that, when reckoned in big-band years, is much closer to a century or more. While other bands have come and gone the Jazz Machine has adamantly stayed the course, presenting dynamic ...

NEWS: RECORDING

The Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine Releases "It's About Time" -- Includes un-recorded Maynard Ferguson Composition

San Diego, CA: TallMan Productions is thrilled to announce the release of the latest album from The Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine, It's About Time available everywhere on August 8, 2013. It's About Time is the 4th CD release by The Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine, an 18- piece Big Band that has been swinging the ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine: Everything Under the Sun

Read "Everything Under the Sun" reviewed by Jack Bowers

The second release by the San Diego–based Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine is quite well–named. Perhaps an even better name would have been “everything but the kitchen sink.” The band is all over the map in a session that is evidently designed to showcase its many talents for the purpose of securing gigs. Along ...