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Bob Magnusson

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As the heart of the rhythm section, the bass is the center of any jazz ensemble and, in ways, the most important of the jazz instruments. It is, therefore, something of an irony that jazz bassists are known not so much for their own performances as for the horn players and pianists with whom they share the spotlight. With this measure in mind, Bob Magnusson must be counted as one of today's most successful jazz bassists. He has performed with the likes of Art Pepper, Slide Hampton, and some of the other greatest names in jazz. In addition, he has performed occasionally with such pop stars as Natalie Cole, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt

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Unreleased Art Pepper: Atlanta 1980

Label: Widow's Taste
Released: 2021
Track listing:
CD 1:
Blues for Blanche; Talk: Band Intros; The Trip; Talk: about playing standards; Avalon; Talk: about Patricia; Patricia; Talk: about Landscape; Landscape; Talk: about new book; Straight Life.
CD 2:
Untitled #34; Talk: about How Milcho Escapes from Bulgaria; A Song for Richard; Talk: about Swing Journal; Mambo Koyam.

Article: Album Review

Art Pepper: Unreleased Art Pepper: Atlanta 1980

Read "Unreleased Art Pepper: Atlanta 1980" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


La serie delle performance inedite di Art Pepper giunge all'11° capitolo e si aggiunge alle altre registrazioni in studio o live (molte dell'etichetta Galaxy), che documentano la fase finale della sua carriera. Anche quest'album doppio è stato curato dalla vedova Laurie che ebbe il merito di sostenere la fragile personalità del marito, consentendogli di esprimere e ...

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Art Pepper: Unreleased Art Pepper Volume Eleven: Atlanta

Read "Unreleased Art Pepper Volume Eleven: Atlanta" reviewed by Peter J. Hoetjes


Laurie Pepper expands upon the legend of her late husband, Art Pepper, with the release of Atlanta. The eleventh edition in her Widow's Taste series of uncovered treasures finds the alto saxophonist at an unspecified jazz club in Atlanta, Georgia, during the spring of 1980. Firmly planted in his comeback era, Pepper found comfort and familiarity ...

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Article: Bailey's Bundles

Notable and Nearly Missed 2020

Read "Notable and Nearly Missed 2020" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


The strange year that was 2020 yielded, reluctantly, re-issued and previously unissued recordings from across the spectrum of music and ain't it fine to have such to consider. The value of such recordings lay in their function in pointing to the musical future we presently inhabit. They fill in the blank spaces between then and now. ...

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Unreleased Art Pepper Volume Eleven: Atlanta

Label: Widow's Taste
Released: 2020
Track listing: Blues for Blanche; Talk: Intros and about "Blanche"; The Trip; Talk: How come you don't play standards?; Avalon; Talk: Intros & about "Patricia"; Patricia; Talk: Bullet Train; Landscape; Talk: New Book; Straight Life ; Untitled #34; TALK: Intros; Milcho Escapes from Bulgaria; A Song for Richard; Talk: Swing Journal; Mambo Koyama (incomplete); A Taste: Avalon; A Taste: Mambo Koyama; A Taste: Patricia; A Taste: The Trip.

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Art Pepper: Unreleased Art Pepper Vol. 10: Toronto

Read "Unreleased Art Pepper Vol. 10: Toronto" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Laurie Pepper, widow of alto saxophonist Art Pepper, achieved a life milestone in her brilliantly liberating sequel to Straight Life--The Story Of Art Pepper By Art And Laurie Pepper (Da Capo Press, 1983), where she rhetorically asked: “If Art hadn't had me there constantly assessing his mood, taking his aesthetic temperature, would he then ...

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Article: Bailey's Bundles

Seven Women (Plus Three) 2018 – Part VIII

Read "Seven Women (Plus Three) 2018 – Part VIII" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Cheryl Bentyne (and Mark Winkler) Eastern Standard Time Café Pacific Records

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L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy

Read "L'ultimo hipster. La vita e la musica di Mark Murphy" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Non trovate accenni a Mark Murphy nelle più recenti storie del jazz, neanche il nome. Una lacuna che appare inspiegabile (a differenza di Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormè e Tony Bennett) che si giustifica solo col ritardo a collocare il cantante di Syracuse in una prospettiva storica. Eppure già prima della sua scomparsa -il ...

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Article: Album Review

The Girshevich Trio: Algorithmic Society

Read "Algorithmic Society" reviewed by Jim Trageser


While nearly all of the buzz in the music press about the Girshevich Trio has been about the young age of drummer Aleks Girshevich--who was roughly 12 when this album was recorded, the second of his young life--sooner or later his career will be judged solely by his playing. That's the thing about prodigies--they grow out ...


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