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ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

In Memoriam: Jazz Musicians Who Passed in 2018

Read "In Memoriam: Jazz Musicians Who Passed in 2018" reviewed by Maxim Micheliov

As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to remember the extraordinarily gifted musicians who made an indelible mark on jazz. With sadness, we bid farewell to NEA Jazz Masters Bob Dorough, Nancy Wilson and Cecil Taylor as well as trumpeters Hugh Masekela, Tomasz Stanko, Jerry González and Roy Hargrove.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jay Leonhart: Don't You Wish

Read "Don't You Wish" reviewed by Dr. Judith Schlesinger

After experimenting with other instruments, a phase described in the title track, “Don't You Wish," Jay Leonhart locked onto the bass at the age of 13. Later inspired and mentored by the legendary Ray Brown, he began his stellar career which included playing with icons Duke Ellington, Judy Garland, Buddy Rich, Sarah Vaughan, Mel Torme, and ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With David Tughan

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Meet David Tughan:
I was born and raised in Northern Ireland. My passion for jazz began at 13 when I encountered the Count Basie Orchestra while vacationing in Florida. Inspired by the swinging energy and joyful sounds of the big band, I began listening to many instrumentalists like Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz, Stephane Grappelli, and ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Tony Vitti

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Meet Tony Vitti:

In 2008, I was a singer in a metal band, but I decided to play jazz and blues in 2012, after some tours, some scenes.

Instrument(s):

I'm a singer, even if I play guitar, I sing, sing and sing again.

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ARTICLE: PROFILES

Bill Henderson

Read "Bill Henderson" reviewed by Marcia Hillman

To quote Bill Henderson: “The one constant in my life has been singing." So, it is not surprising that in his 83rd year he is still recording and performing live. Born in Chicago, Henderson made his show business debut as a singer and dancer at the age of four, winning in Phil Baker's Artist and Models ...