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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Russell Malone Trio at Jazz at the Bistro, St Louis, October 20, 2010

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Russell Malone Trio
Jazz at the Bistro Series
St Louis, MO
October 20, 2010

Guitarist Russell Malone returned to the Bistro, somewhat more exposed this time, his guitar in a trio with bass and drums. His companions for this visit were David Wong on acoustic bass and Darrell Green on drums. This session ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Joshua Redman Trio at Jazz at the Bistro, St Louis, October 7, 2010

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Joshua Redman Trio
Jazz at the Bistro Series
St Louis, MO
October 7, 2010

St. Louis' prime jazz venue again welcomed Joshua Redman. His partners for this outing were Reuben Rogers on acoustic bass and Gregory Hutchinson on drums. Redman has always had strong preference for the trio format, with uncommon sidemen. In ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Kenny Barron and Mulgrew Miller at Jazz at the Bistro, St Louis, September 23, 2010

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Kenny Barron/Mulgrew Miller
Jazz at the Bistro/Season Opener
St Louis MO
September 23, 2010

St Louis' prime jazz venue opened its current season with Kenny Barron and Mulgrew Miller, two legendary pianists whose inaugural appearance kicked off the first Jazz at the Bistro season fifteen years ago. “Love For Sale" set the pace ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Bruce Williamson Quartet feat Art Lande: Standard Transmission

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Woodwind multi-instrumentalist Bruce Williamson features his longtime compatriot and mentor, pianist Art Lande, in this collection of mostly standards, breathing new life into old melodies. Except for “Large Barge," a Williamson original tune reflecting his impressions of a lazy barge on the Ohio River, this quartet outing contains only material that will be well-known to seasoned ...