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Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe

Read "Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Listening to Little Jimmy Scott sing is different from listening to any other singer. His high-pitched voice carries more emotion than any instrument can reasonably bear, and seems to come from a special place deep within his heart. Yet that voice also seems to resound from a profound source far beyond any one man, a place ...

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Jeremy Pelt: A Man of Honor

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For the younger generation of jazz musicians, those in their thirties today, the path is not always as smooth and easy as we may think it is. Nobody likes to live in anybody's shadow. Jazz is populated with giants who left their mark and those who look up to them in order to be able to ...

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Robin D.G. Kelley on Thelonious Monk: The Man, the Myth, the Music

Read "Robin D.G. Kelley on Thelonious Monk: The Man, the Myth, the Music" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Robin D.G. Kelley is the author of Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (Free Press, 2009), the already definitive biography that has received rave reviews in the press and is the topic of conversation of Monk fans and musicians everywhere.

Author Robin D.G. Kelley



Kelley offers the rich ...

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George Wein: Back to Doing His Thing

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Not many people stand in shoes similar to the ones in which jazz impresario George Wein now finds himself. Having invented the jazz festival more than half a century ago, his name is synonymous with the Newport Jazz Festival, his first and most well- known child of that genus. He led a company that expanded on ...