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ARTICLE: PROFILES

Glen Campbell: 1936-2017

Read "Glen Campbell: 1936-2017" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

“Well, that moment has come that we have known was an inevitable certainty and yet stings like a sudden catastrophe. Let the world note that a great American influence on pop music, the American Beatle, the secret link between so many artists and records that we can only marvel, has passed and cannot be replaced -my ...

Freak Jazz, Movie Madness and Another Mothers - Frank Zappa 1969-1973

Read "Freak Jazz, Movie Madness and Another Mothers - Frank Zappa 1969-1973" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Frank Zappa
Freak Jazz, Movie Madness and Another Mothers -Frank Zappa 1969-1973
Sexy Intellectual
2015

L'interessante catalogo di documentari sul rock targati Sexy Intellectual si arricchisce di un nuovo capitolo dedicato a Frank Zappa, già protagonista di due precedenti titoli che esaminavano i suoi anni con i Mothers of Inventions ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Conte Candoli: Sincerely, Conte

Read "Sincerely, Conte" reviewed by Richard  J Salvucci

On the old Tonight Show (as in Carson, not Leno, much less Parr), I once remember “Conte Candoli unwinding a great solo on “King Porter Stomp." No surprise, I guess, for a guy who cut his teeth with the big bands of the late 1940s. But as he went into his second chorus, he quoted “Epistrophy," ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Stan Kenton: Road Shows

Read "Stan Kenton: Road Shows" reviewed by Jack Bowers

For younger readers: yes, there was a time long ago when large groups of talented jazz musicians traveled without respite from city to city and town to town, braving one-night stands or more night after night in (mostly) sold-out concert halls, dance halls, pavilions, nightclubs, schools and other venues. They were known as big bands, so ...

ARTICLE: BIG BAND REPORT

Salute to Stan Kenton: Artistry in Contrast

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Artistry in Rhythm, the Ken Poston / Los Angeles Jazz Institute's 2009 homage to the renowned bandleader Stan Kenton, was held October 8-11 at the Sheraton LAX Four Points Hotel. As always, there was much to see, hear and admire: films, panel discussions, special presentations and, last but not least, no fewer than nineteen concerts by ...