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ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Ethan Margolis: Perfect Mission of Feeling

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Describing guitarist, composer, bandleader, producer and conceptualist Ethan Margolis as a citizen of the world barely does him or his music justice. Born and raised in jny: Cleveland (OH), Margolis left the US when he was 21 to study the art of Gypsy flamenco guitar in Spain. He stayed there for more than a decade, living ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Sir Sultry Quintet: Soleangeles

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Soleángeles is a mashup of two words: Soleá is a mother's song in the Spanish flamenco tradition, while Angeles means “the City of Angels." Soleángeles is also a mashup of two worlds: The Sir Sultry Quintet--led by composer, guitarist and vocalist Ethan Margolis--recorded this set in Seville (Spain) and Los Angeles (California). Margolis spent more than ...

ARTICLE: FROM THE INSIDE OUT

What a Wonderful World (of Music)

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Wil Blades
Field Notes
Royal Potato Family
2014

It's good to know that no matter how many things change around us, there's still nothing that kicks out the jams like a good old school B-3 organ, guitar and drum trio.

Wil Blades provides an excellent case study ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Doc Severinsen and the San Miguel 5: Phoenix, AZ, May 1, 2013

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Doc Severinsen and the San Miguel 5
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix, AZ
May 1, 2013

Octogenarian bandleader Doc Severinsen has somehow added new fire to his legendary power and vibrancy in a sizzling coalition that melds Latin gusto with jazz zest. The trumpeter, who will be 86 on July 7, 2013, delivered pyrotechnical proficiency and ...

Deborah Pearl: Souvenir Of You

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Singer, actress, screenwriter and lyricist Deborah Pearl's debut is a souvenir of a very special “you": alto saxophonist and composer Benny Carter. Pearl has taken 13 of Carter's compositions, added her own lyrics, and produced a lovingly-crafted collection that's a worthy addition to the Carter canon. His instrumental presence is also stamped firmly on the album, ...