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Dana Sandler: I Never Saw Another Butterfly

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Tender is that memory nearly lost. Theresienstadt was a concentration camp and ghetto established by the German Schutzstaffel during World War II in the Bohemian fortress town of Terezín. Theresienstadt had two purposes: it was a coordinating center ahead of the extermination camps, and an erstwhile retirement community for elderly and prominent Jews intended to mislead ...

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Tamuz Nissim: Capturing Clouds

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Vocalist Tamuz Nissim is in constant musical movement. The past three years have each seen a recorded release of 2017's Liquid Melodies (Self Produced), followed by 2018's Echo of a Heartbeat (Street of Stars), that very much set the stage for the present Capturing Clouds. All three recordings have in common guitarist George Nazos, whose musical ...

Five Artists: February 2020

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Andrea Brachfeld Brazilian Whispers Origin Records 2020 The flute as the lead instrument in any jazz combo relies on an empathic and sensitive rhythm section that will not overpower the wind instrument's delicate voice (Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson notwithstanding). Flautist Andrea Brachfeld happens upon a dandy rhythm section in pianist ...

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Gemma Sherry: Songs I Love

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Is it remotely possible that we need yet one more collection of standards from the Great American Songbook? Are computer servers not clotted to the point of infarction with the detritus of recordings by everyone who thinks he or she is a jazz singer? But here is a recording that reminds us why a collection of ...

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Raquel Cepeda: Passion: Latin Jazz

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Raquel Cepeda, prominent member of the Houston Jazz Mafia, drops her second recording, Passion: Latin Jazz, as a follow up to her exceptional debut, I'm Confessin' (Peonia Music, 2013). Her artistic growth over the last six years has been one of an increased gravity and a centering of her repertoire. She brings a completely new band ...

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Tab Benoit at the Center for Humanities and Arts

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Tab Benoit Center for Humanities and Arts -Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock, Arkansas February 7, 2020 The twin cities, Little Rock and North Little Rock, Arkansas have a secret. It is a perfect, medium-audience venue for music, theater, and assorted other presentations. The Center for Humanities and Arts at Pulaski ...

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Susan Elliott: This Strange Season

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There are artists like Louise Van Aarsen who, with her 2012 Destiny (Self Produced), champion “grownup music," that is, music with traditional adult themes presented in a mainstream fashion. Add Susan Elliott to this group with her This Strange Season. Elliott is a member of the Houston Jazz Mafia, in spite of her decidedly non-jazz recording. ...

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Rip it Up: The Specialty Records Story by Billy Vera

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Rip it Up: The Specialty Records Story Billy Vera RPM Series 177 Pages ISBN: # 978-1947026360 BMG Books 2019 The best music writing makes the reader go listen to music. It is just that simple. Volume 4 of BMG's RPM Series: Rip It Up—The Specialty Records Story is ...

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Michelle Lordi: Break Up With the Sound

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Vocalist Michelle Lordi's house burned down at the end of 2017. That is a bracing life event from which one may find oneself at a brutally curious fork in the road. Lordi's Break Up With the Sound makes it seem that she blazed through Kubler Ross's five stages of loss and got to work on something ...

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Alberto Pibiri & Miriam Waks: So Many Stars

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PIanist Alberto Pibiri and vocalist Miriam Waks' recording So Many Stars is a lesson in intimacy. They are an international couple, with Pibiri coming from Italy and Waks from the other side of the world, Australia. The two, married, make New York City their home. They obviously enjoy one another and performing together. They bring an ...


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