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Alvino Rey

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Article: Big Band Report

Swingin' on a Riff . . . Hangin' by a Thread?

Read "Swingin' on a Riff . . . Hangin' by a Thread?" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Betty and I returned to Albuquerque on Memorial Day after attending Swingin' on a Riff, the latest in a series of marvelous semi-annual events presented by Ken Poston and the Los Angeles Jazz Institute for more than twenty years at venues in and around L.A. This one was held May 23-26 at the Los Angeles Marriott ...

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News: Interview

Alvino Rey: Studio Band, 1946

Alvino Rey: Studio Band, 1946

It's tough to get a fix on Alvino Rey. Many people who are remotely familiar with the big bands of the 1940s think of the steel-guitar playing Rey as a novelty act. He wasn't. Given the enormous size of his orchestras, many assume Rey led a Mickey Mouse band. He didn't. His name wasn't even Alvino ...

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Article: Big Band Report

Bud Shank: A Voice for the Ages

Read "Bud Shank: A Voice for the Ages" reviewed by Jack Bowers


I'll always have fond memories of the 2007 Prescott (Arizona) Jazz Summit, as it was the last time I had the great pleasure of seeing and hearing the phenomenal alto saxophonist Bud Shank doing what he did best: enfolding an entire audience in the palm of his hand with a seemingly endless stream of irrepressible notes ...

Album

A Swingin' Fling

Label: Capitol Records
Released: 1958

Album

Rock Gently

Label: Capitol Records
Released: 1958

Album

That Lonely Feeling

Label: Capitol Records
Released: 0

Album

His Greatest Hits

Label: Capitol Records
Released: 0


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