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Nils Landgren: Christmas With My Friends IV

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Christmas is a time for tradition--turkey, mistletoe, reindeer, plum pudding. Since 2006 another fine tradition has been insinuating itself into the Christmases of jazz lovers--the Nils Landgren Christmas With My Friends album. The Swedish trombonist, singer and bandleader is now on volume IV. Packaged in bright, shiny, green and silver, it's a mix of old and ...

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Susanna Bartilla: I Love Lee

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So which Lee does singer Susanna Bartilla love? Lee Marvin? Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors? Both men would be intriguing subjects for a tribute album, but of course the answer lies elsewhere. It's there in tiny letters on the cover of I Love Lee, but it's even more obvious from the opening bars of Kansas ...

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Jessica Pilnas: Norma Deloris Egstrom – A Tribute To Peggy Lee

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Peggy Lee is not an artist who is usually associated with Sweden, but as Norma Deloris Egstrom--A Tribute To Peggy Lee indicates, her real name comes straight from her family's roots in that Scandinavian country. Singer Jessica Pilnäs is Swedish, although this link is of relatively little importance to the music on offer here. More vitally, ...