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Bill DeArango

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Bill DeArango was self-taught on guitar. While he attended Ohio State University, he played with Dixieland bands at night. After serving in the Army from 1942-44, he moved to New York City and worked first with Don Byas and Ben Webster. A year later, he played on an album with Sarah Vaughan, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie. He worked as a sideman with Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Ike Quebec, Slam Stewart, then led his own band with Terry Gibbs.

In 1947, DeArango returned to Cleveland. In the '60's he opened up a guitar store and taught guitar lessons. DeArango also performed locally for two decades

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Article: Album Review

Joe Lovano: Trio Tapestry

Read "Trio Tapestry" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala


Joe Lovano approda in qualità di leader all'etichetta Ecm e approfitta di questa occasione per distillare la propria vena più astratta e sottile, legata allo scandaglio di geometrie spaziali, di un linguaggio costruito su libere, trasparenti digressioni. Con l'etichetta bavarese il sassofonista aveva registrato nelle formazioni di diversi musicisti, tra cui John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Steve ...

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Article: Interview

David Berkman: Anecdotes

Read "David Berkman: Anecdotes" reviewed by George Colligan


[ Editor's Note: The following interview is reprinted from George Colligan's blog, Jazztruth] David Berkman is a jazz pianist who in the past few decades has played with many of the major names in jazz, including Tom Harrell, Cecil McBee, and the Vanguard Orchestra. He has released a number of CDs on the Palmetto ...


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