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Ben Markley Big Band: Clockwise / The Music of Cedar Walton

Read "Clockwise / The Music of Cedar Walton" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Cedar Walton, whose long and illustrious career ended with his passing in August 2013, was not only one of his era's most celebrated jazz pianists but a musician whose impressive talents as a composer were often beclouded by his remarkable success as a performer. One of those whose admiration for Walton the composer is as earnest ...

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Ron Miles: Jazz Gentleman, Part 3

Read "Ron Miles: Jazz Gentleman, Part 3" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

[Editor's Note: In Florence Wetzel's in-depth interview with Ron Miles, the Colorado-based trumpeter covers the rest of his releases, including an exclusive first look at his forthcoming album, Quiver (Enja, 2012), due out later this year.]

Chapter Index Laughing Barrel Stone/Blossom Quiver Practicing and ...

Shirley: From a Bright Clearing

Read "From a Bright Clearing" reviewed by Florence Wetzel

It's hard to pinpoint the exact moment when “fusion" became a dirty word in jazz, but it definitely occurred sometime in the 1980s. Although fusion had been embraced by many musicians and fans, there was suddenly an overriding philosophy that “real" jazz did not incorporate electric instruments or electronics. This idea has lost currency over the ...


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