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ARTICLE: TOP TEN LIST

Top Ten Jazz Songs To Listen To While Watching Basketball

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Don't let the annoying jibber-jabber of announcers or a deluge of car commercials wreck your game. Turn the sound down and listen to these ten great jazz tracks as you watch your favorite NBA or college team keep the ball alive, jump on the fast break and drive it to the hoop. Basketball was made for ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Ken Hohman's Top Jazz Releases of 2014

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I'd taken a six month hiatus from my radio show, Freedom Jazz Dance, to concentrate on other things. Turns out my timing couldn't have been worse. I was inundated with so many excellent recordings in 2014 that my head was spinning. Fortunately, I now had the time to truly enjoy them! Here are the lucky 13 ...

ARTICLE: TOP TEN LIST

Top Ten Christmas Jazz Recordings Of All-Time

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While moldy Christmas songs and great jazz seem as compatible as egg nog and Tanqueray, there have been instances where the planets have aligned to create songs that display the best of both genres. Ten instances, to be exact, and you'll find them below. Do you agree? Then post your holiday toast to my list. Don't ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Rex Richardson: Bugles Over Zagreb: The Music of Doug Richards and Blue Shift

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Rex Richardson
Bugles Over Zagreb: The Music of Doug Richards
Self Produced
2014

Master class trumpeter virtuoso Rex Richardson is one of a rare breed of jazz musicians who can successfully straddle the worlds of classical and jazz without sounding like he's a mere overnight guest when performing in ...

NEWS: RADIO

The Spooky, Scary Freedom Jazz Dance Halloween Classic Is Uploaded For Your Fright Night Festivities

Visit Freedom Jazz Dance to hear the 2-hour Halloween Classic from way back in 2010. Available for 4 days only! Boo! Who said jazz can't be spooky, scary? Certainly not the great Count Floyd or me! Pour yourself a tall glass of blood and visit the Freedom Jazz Dance Archive Page to enjoy horrifying Halloween selections from the tomb of lost jazz treasures! This ...

NEWS: RADIO

Get Lucky: Freedom Jazz Dance Volume 3 is uploade for your reading and listening pleasure!

Dig fresh new jazz reviews, listen to rare jazz tracks at the Freedom Jazz Dance website Just in time for Jazz Appreciation Month, the Volume 3, 2011 Edition of the Freedom Jazz Dance website is live at www.freedomjazzdance.net. Pay a visit today and dig through the ear and eye candy I've created in the second installment of ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Dig the Freedom Jazz Dance WebMagShow Volume 2

Slake your appetite for new jazz, rare jazz, jazz reviews and extemporaneous jazz comments at the Volume 2, 2011 Edition of the Freedom Jazz Dance website. Pay a visit to freedomjazzdance.net today and dig through the ear and eye candy I've created in the second installment of this one-of-a-kind Mini Jazz Webzine & Show. FJD WebMag #2 for ...

NEWS: MUSIC INDUSTRY

Visit the new Freedom Jazz Dance website

Visit the new Freedom Jazz Dance website

Dig fresh new jazz reviews, listen to rare jazz tracks and keep the jazz conversation going at the new Freedom Jazz Dance website! Jazz DJ and writer Ken Hohman is pleased to announce that the new Freedom Jazz Dance website is live and online at www.freedomjazzdance.net. Pay a visit today and dig through the ear and eye ...

ARTICLE: BEST OF / YEAR END

Ken Hohman's Best Releases of 2010

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Year end lists seem to overlook so much, but in a way that's a good thing. After all, it means that good jazz is plentiful these days. The truth of the matter is I spent a great deal of 2010 exploring all the overlooked releases from the past two years. And with so much jazz being ...

NEWS: RADIO

Freedom Jazz Dance Extended Play

Sunday from 5 PM-7 PM EST 90.1 FM WDCE Richmond Listen online via live webcast at wdce.org Archived shows uploaded at Freedom Jazz Dance two days after each live broadcast. It's an extended play version of Freedom Jazz Dance this week as I mark my last FM broadcast of 2010! Tune in to the sound of freedom in the groove ...