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John Stein: Watershed

Read "Watershed" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


As his eleventh release on the label, Watershed continues the elegant and blissful creative marriage between guitarist John Stein and Whaling City Sound. A good marriage is based in compromise, in accommodating give-and-take, and Stein's give-and-take with this rhythm section of bassist Frank Herzberg, drummer Zé Eduardo Nazario and pianist Daniel Grajew creates beautiful, delightful music. ...

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Article: Top Ten List

Top Ten Horizontal Guitar Players

Read "Top Ten Horizontal Guitar Players" reviewed by Alan Bryson


Who could have imagined that a few serendipitous events on a remote Pacific island in the 19th century would fundamentally change American music. In 1832 Hawaii's king brought Mexican cowboys to the Big Island to teach native Hawaiians how gain control of their rapidly increasing cattle population. As luck would have it, some of these cowboys ...

News: Video / DVD

Bobby Scott: The City

Bobby Scott: The City

Bobby Scott was a remarkable arranger, composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. If you're unfamiliar with him, you certainly know his biggest pop hits in the 1960s: A Taste of Honey and He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother. Before he topped the Billboard charts, Scott began his recording career on jazz piano for Savoy in 1953 at age ...

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News: Recording

The Lost Bobby Scott

The Lost Bobby Scott

If I could sing and accompany myself on piano, I'd want to sound like Bobby Scott. The pianist and singer-songwriter (1937-1990) started out in the early 1950s as a superb jazz pianist and composer-arranger (Bethlehem, Verve, ABC-Paramount), shifting to pop-rock and R&B in the early 1960s (Mercury and Atlantic) before switching to pop and jazz (Columbia) ...

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News: Recording

Bobby Scott: Back to Joe's

Bobby Scott: Back to Joe's

You probably know Bobby Scott best as the songwriter of two huge pop hits in the 1960s—A Taste of Honey and He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother. He co-wrote the former with Ric Marlow and the latter with Bob Russell. Born in 1937, Scott began working professionally at age 11 and could play virtually every instrument ...

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Article: Interview

Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart

Read "Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


Even for a musician who has been playing and singing since age six, Paul Jost has just come through one exceptional year. First, he released his debut with The Jost Project, Can't Find My Way Home (2013, Dot.Time Records), featuring the leader on vocals, harmonica and guitar, with drummer Charlie Patierno, double bassist Kevin ...

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Article: Interview

Siegfried Loch: 50 Years on the Music-Making Scene

Read "Siegfried Loch: 50 Years on the Music-Making Scene" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke


With a half-century in the music recording business, Siegfried Loch, known to friends and associates as Siggi, has had a huge impact on the jazz music scene in Europe. Jazz isn't the only thing he's been involved in as a producer over all those years, but having his own jazz label--ACT Music, based in Munich, Germany--was ...

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Article: Multiple Reviews

Lionel Hampton Centennial

Read "Lionel Hampton Centennial" reviewed by Laurel Gross


Lionel HamptonCentennial CelebrationPablo/Telarc - Concord2009 Lionel Hampton Big BandThe European Concerts, 1953-1954Fremeaux & Associes2009 Lionel HamptonMostly BluesNimbus Records2009 Straight out of ...

Album

Slowly

Label: Tzadik
Released: 1991


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