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38th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival

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38th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival
Hart Plaza
Detroit, Michigan
September 1-4, 2017

Those of us who have been following jazz music for a long time know that there are definite changes in the landscape these days that are having a major impact on the music scene. For starters, we recently have ...

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Monterey Jazz Festival 2015, Part 2

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2015 Monterey Jazz Festival
Monterey County Fairgrounds
Monterey CA
September 18-20, 2015

The 58th edition of the storied Monterey Jazz Festival continued its long tradition of bringing its rich blend of both venerable and new artists to the historic Northern California venue. This year's extensive line up included: Chick Corea, Diane ...

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Wayne Shorter Quartet at Philharmonie Essen

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Wayne Shorter Quartet
Philharmonie Essen
Essen, Germany
November 8, 2013

Whatever waning stage of his career Wayne Shorter may occupy these days, a concert by his quartet remains one of jazz's premier performance attractions.

It would be a stretch to say the senior statesman Shorter is playing better than ...