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ARTICLE: RADIO

A Musical Portrait of Ken Vandermark

Read "A Musical Portrait of Ken Vandermark" reviewed by Centro d'Arte Padova

For our second contribution to All About Jazz's Mixcloud column, we introduce a mixtape series that we've curated since 2016, entitled “50/50." Through these selections we aim to present a comprehensive overview of the artists invited to play at Centro d'Arte through a mix of their music, curated by us, and of music that inspires them, ...

Jimi Hendrix: Both Sides Of The Sky

Read "Both Sides Of The Sky" reviewed by Sacha O'Grady

13 to the universe by studio dreamweaver and sonic soundscaper

Jimi Hendrix remains arguably one of the greatest electric guitarists that ever lived, someone whose genius has often been likened to that of Robert Johnson and Miles Davis. Upon his untimely passing in 1970, he left behind an enormous wealth of previously unheard studio ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: The Boston Creative Jazz Scene 1970-1983

Read "The Boston Creative Jazz Scene 1970-1983" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Though jny: New York City remains first and foremost in everyone's mind as the “Jazz Capital of the World," aficionados know that many other cities in the US and abroad support significant and artistically important jazz communities. Boston looms large among the most important jazz cities, worldwide. The birthplace of Harry Carney, Roy Haynes, George Russell, ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Various Artists: Groove & Grind: Rare Soul 1963 - '73

Read "Groove & Grind: Rare Soul 1963 - '73" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

We call it “soul music" for a reason: Because from Ray Charles grooving on “America the Beautiful" to Maxwell gently hammering out his steps to “Ascension," the best soul music hits deep in our ears, our minds and our hearts.

Groove & Grind: Rare Soul 1963 -'73, which compiles more than 100 rare soul ...

ARTICLE: EXTENDED ANALYSIS

Dr. Kay & His Interstellar Tone Scientists: The Search for True Happiness

Read "Dr. Kay & His Interstellar Tone Scientists: The Search for True Happiness" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni

Who could guess that about twenty years after the spirit of Sun Ra left this planet and went to higher spheres what will transpire in the chilly winds of Oslo, Norway. But anyone who followed even remotely the unbelievable life of Sun Ra already knows that stranger things have happened.

The young ...

George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

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The George Duke Band

The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

Epic/Legacy

2012

The George Duke Band: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection compiles the six albums that keyboardist, bandleader, composer, arranger and producer George Duke released on Epic Records between 1977 and 1979, accompanied by extensive and reflective notes on each album ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Yuzima: Soulful Rocker

Read "Yuzima: Soulful Rocker" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

New York-born Yuzima is not your average singer-songwriter. For starters, it's hard to pigeonhole exactly what kind of influences he has, as he incorporates various genres and makes them his own, as can be heard on his self-titled debut.

Live, Yuzima is very charismatic, and has a fiery stage presence, as witnessed firsthand, by playing ...