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Mark Weinstein: Timbasa

Read "Timbasa" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

First came the transition from trombonist to flutist. Then came the transition to Latin jazz. For Mark Weinstein, a confluence of worlds has become modus operandi.

Brooklyn-born Weinstein's experience has included a fusion of post-bebop music with traditional Afro-Cuban drumming. As a trombonist, he worked with Chick Corea, Cal Tjader, Tito Puente, Maynard Ferguson, ...

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Alexander Zonjic: Doin' the D

Read "Doin' the D" reviewed by Jeff Winbush

Last year it had the highest murder rate in America. The mayor resigned in disgrace following a sex scandal and went to prison. Its football team won all its games in the preseason and went on to lose every game in the regular season. That's how things went for the city of Detroit last year and ...

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Alexander Zonjic: Seldom Blues

Read "Seldom Blues" reviewed by Woodrow Wilkins

Alexander Zonjic is a fine flutist who typically surrounds himself with top-notch talent. His latest recording, Seldom Blues , is no exception. It features brothers Kirk and Kevin Whalum, Angela Bofill and Earl Klugh, among others.

However, its shortcoming is a formulaic approach to the rhythm tracks. There's nothing wrong with using modern tools ...