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ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon

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Nothing's Bad Luck: The Lives of Warren Zevon
C.M.Kushins
416 pages
ISBN: #978-0306921483
Da Capo
2019

Even just a cursory glance through C. M. Kushins' biography of Warren Zevon reveals it as a textbook example of what a thorough contemporaneous biography should be. The fastidious approach the author takes ...

The Country Blues by Samuel B. Charters

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The Country Blues
Samuel B. Charters
314 pages
ISBN: # 978-0306800146
Da Capo
1959/1975

With the miracle publication of blues researchers Paul Oliver and Mack McCormick's unfinished monolith Blues Come to Texas (Texas A&M University Press, 2019), it is worth reconsidering the first example of blues reportage, Samuel B. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Aldo Salvent: Da Capo

Read "Da Capo" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Cuban-born saxophonist Aldo Salvent makes an impressive entrance into the world of recorded jazz with his debut as leader on the stunning Da Capo, a disc of mainstream modern jazz featuring ten originals performed by a superb quintet. Currently seeking his Master's Degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance at Florida International University in Miami, FL, Salvent's musical ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Milt Jackson: Da Capo

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Milt Jackson was to the vibraphone what Bud Powell was to the piano, in terms of how he disseminated the expansive harmonic vocabulary of bebop. This set, featuring both his early small group work and a fledgling Modern Jazz Quartet, indicates just how expansive his music was in the first decades of his career.

“Baggy Eyes" ...