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Jazz Renditions of Blues, Soul, Pop & Rock Hits (Part 1)

Read "Jazz Renditions of Blues, Soul, Pop & Rock Hits (Part 1)" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

The compositions that we refer to as “jazz standards" were the pop songs of their time, before gradually developing into mainstays of the jazz repertoire. This week we focus on jazz interpretations of today's popular music, with renditions of the songs of artists ranging from Marvin Gaye to Sonic Youth, from Prince to Led Zeppelin, from ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jewels and Binoculars: Ships With Tattooed Sails

Read "Ships With Tattooed Sails" reviewed by Jeff Stockton

Jewels and Binoculars takes its name from a line in one of Bob Dylan's songs, and the irony is it's the lyrics that tend to undermine the interpretations offered up by bassist Lindsey Horner, percussionist Michael Vatcher and reed player Michael Moore on Ships with Tattooed Sails. This is the third outing for this leaderless trio, ...

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Jewels and Binoculars: Ships with Tattooed Sails

Read "Ships with Tattooed Sails" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Jewels and Binoculars, the collaboration between Michael Vatcher (drums, percussion), Lindsey Horner (bass) and Michael Moore (alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, melodica), delves into the Bob Dylan songbook for its third album, the Upshot Records release Ships with Tattooed Sails.

Dylan is not a stranger to them. They have been exploring his music since the 1990s, ...