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Worktime, One Step Beyond and Questions

Read "Worktime, One Step Beyond and Questions" reviewed by Marc Cohn

Charenee Wade starts us off offering wisdom, followed by questions posed by Jimmy Raney, Danny Grissett, Kenny Werner, John Ellis & Tal Farlow. Then, a major Sonny Rollins celebration with tracks from his monumental Worktime recording. We've also got a Jazz Times 'Top 50 of all time' alto sax session from Jackie McLean. More? Of course: ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Fat Babies: 18th & Racine

Read "18th & Racine" reviewed by Hrayr Attarian

Early jazz stylists The Fat Babies' second album 18th & Racine is bolder than their first in their choice of material and their delivery of the songs included. Encouraged by the successful execution of their debut Chicago Hot (Delmark 2012) the band presents 14 lesser-known gems and an original composition by their cornetist Andy Schumm. The ...

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The Fat Babies: Chicago Hot

Read "Chicago Hot" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

What goes around comes around and time stands still in the future. The Fat Babies shows that, playing tunes from the '20s and '30s with exemplary flair. In this group, nostalgia turns out to be downright delicious.

The septet is mellifluous as it unveils the heat and fervor of ragtime in a confluence that packs ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Fat Babies: Chicago Hot

Read "Chicago Hot" reviewed by Jack Huntley

What 's old is new again--or maybe it's more accurate to say, what used to be hip is hot again. The Fat Babies' Chicago Hot harkens back to the early jazz-blues amalgamation of King Oliver, and is as vibrantly interpreted by this seven-piece ensemble as it was when the music was originally pressed onto 78 RPMs. ...