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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

George DeLancey: George DeLancey

Read "George DeLancey" reviewed by James Nadal

During the golden age of the big bands, composers wrote with the entire ensemble as a singular voice, with the soloist (and solos) connected to the concept of the song as a whole. The leading exponent of this era was Duke Ellington, whose writing was built around that awareness; and his songs have withstood the test ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Hot Sardines at Central Park Summerstage

Read "The Hot Sardines at Central Park Summerstage" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

The Hot Sardines
Central Park Summerstage
New York, NY
June 25, 2016

On their Central Park Summerstage debut, the New York-based band led by Elizabeth Bougerol (vocals, washboard) and Evan Palazzo (piano, musical direction) kicked off their set with a selection of New Orleans-inspired adaptations of either jazz ...