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ARTICLE: RADIO

Birthday Celebrations for Shirley Horn and Judy Collins

Read "Birthday Celebrations for Shirley Horn and Judy Collins" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin

This broadcast celebrates songs about birds in the second hour plus birthday songbirds Judy Collins (who just turned 80) and the legendary Shirley Horn. New releases included vocalists Kalya Ramu, Holly Cole, Laurie Antonioli, Charles Ruggiero & Hilary Gardner, bassist Anne Mette Iversen, pianists Amina Figarova and Eric Reed, with more birthday shout outs to Bing ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Pete Malinverni: Heaven

Read "Heaven" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

New York City-based pianist Pete Malinverni is a spiritual man. It's a side of his musical personality that he explores with depth and clarity on Heaven, a mostly trio affair that puts his succinct feel for the sacred, his supple and exquisite touch and his improvisational elan in the forefront on a gorgeous set of music. ...

ARTICLE: UNDER THE RADAR

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2

Read "Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Part 1 of Jazz Education: The Next Generation explored how the early days of music and--specifically--jazz music was approached through various channels of formal education. The long, arduous process of creating an accepting environment for jazz education necessitated moving the art form from a vaudevillian status through a firewall of academic elitism and prejudice to a ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Pete Malinverni Trio: A Beautiful Thing

Read "A Beautiful Thing" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The great tenor saxophonist Coleman Hawkins once said: “[music]...if you don't make mistakes you're not really trying." Pianist Pete Maliverni seems to have taken this statement to heart, going into the studio with his working trio--bassist Lee Hudson and drummer Eliot Zigmund--to record A Beautiful Thing, producing a music full of inspired flexibility, much like what ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jody Sandhaus: A Fine Spring Morning

Read "A Fine Spring Morning" reviewed by Michael P. Gladstone

In the eternal search for new and exciting jazz vocalists, Jody Sandhaus is a good name to know, especially in light of the fact that this is her third album over the course of the past four years.

Sandhaus has a cool and detached delivery that evokes the deification of the 1950s femme jazz ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jody Sandhaus: A Fine Spring Morning

Read "A Fine Spring Morning" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

She can sing with a hint of angelic innocence ("A Fine Spring Morning") or lay down the lyrics like the devil's sitting on her shoulder ("Whatever Lola Wants"), with an instrument that makes achingly beautiful sounds--just listen to the ending of “Deed I Do," when she scats (she's got that angel thing going again here) into ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jody Sandhaus: I Think of You

Read "I Think of You" reviewed by Dave Nathan

PWinter Moon predicted a bright future for this singer with the passionate delivery. Her Latest release does nothing to dim this prospect. The first album had a play list decidedly leaning toward the melancholy. While there is still some of this here, the program is peppered with bright tunes that highlight Sandhaus' fine sense of timing. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jody Sandhaus: Winter Moon

Read "Winter Moon" reviewed by Dave Nathan

The mood set by the title of Jody Sandhaus' maiden album is expressed by many tunes found on the play list. Winter is cold and desolate, while the bright moon is a beacon of better things to come. This theme comes through especially on poet and lyricist Fran Landesman's “The Ballad of the Sad Young Men" ...