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ARTICLE: YEAR IN REVIEW

Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016

Read "Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016" reviewed by Michael Ricci

All About Jazz tracks how often an album review is recommended, and the reviews listed below represent our top 25 published in 2016.

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University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One 2014-15
by Jack Bowers
Published: February 9, 2016

Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mark Hetzler: Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: Influences Outside the Concert Hall

Read "Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: Influences Outside the Concert Hall" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

The trombone has proven not so an elusive lead instrument in jazz. But what of moving beyond jazz. There is classical literature addressing the instrument. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's bastardly father, Leopold, composed the first classical trombone piece, Concerto for Alto Trombone in 1756. Josef Haydn's brother, Michael, composed Concerto shortly after in 1764. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Jan ...