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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Beishan International Jazz Festival, China, 19-20 October 2012

Read "Beishan International Jazz Festival, China, 19-20 October 2012" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Beishan International Jazz Festival
Beishan Theater
Nanping Town, Zhuhai, China
10-20 October, 2012

Jazz festivals occupy some fairly far-flung, diverse, and oftentimes dramatic settings; from the Polar North to the volcanic mountains of East Java, from medieval European towns to the great urban metropolises of North America, from tropical Thai islands to luxury cruise ships, ...

Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)

Read "Louis Armstrong: The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)" reviewed by David Rickert

Louis Armstrong
The Complete Louis Armstrong Decca Sessions (1935-1946)
Mosaic Records
2009



As far as recordings by trumpeter Louis Armstrong go, the Decca recordings don't generate much interest. Prior to them came the Hot Five and Hot Seven recordings, the most influential jazz recordings ever made and ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Joe Beck & Laura Theodore: Golden Earrings

Read "Golden Earrings" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

The duet program Golden Earrings is Laura Theodore's ode to Peggy Lee's standard-setting duets with her husband, guitarist and co-composer Dave Barbour. Subsequent circumstances have added a sadder tribute to Theodore's instrumental partner, guitarist Joe Beck, who recorded his final work on Golden Earrings before he succumbed to cancer in July 2008.

Tribute offerings can be ...