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Jazz Heritage Radio Broadcasts 2019 Highpoint for USAF Airmen of Note

Read "Jazz Heritage Radio Broadcasts 2019 Highpoint for USAF Airmen of Note" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 You may be surprised to learn that one of the best big bands on the 2019 jazz circuit in made up of musicians who simultaneously serve in the US Air Force. But as you hear on their Jazz Heritage Series 2019 Radio Broadcasts with guest artists ...

Burstin' Out

Label: Giant Records
Released: 2013

Burstin' Out!

Label: Origin Records
Released: 2013
Track listing: What a Little Moonlight Can Do; September In the Rain; A Night In Tunisia; Sometimes I’m Happy; Dindi; Yardbird Suite; Easy Living; Cheek To Cheek; Long As You’re Living; Them There Eyes; I’m Through With Love; It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).

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Chicago Jazz Orchestra: Burstin' Out!

Read "Burstin' Out!" reviewed by Matt Marshall

Covering the Great American Songbook can be tricky, thankless work for a singer. The options for handling the material just aren't as numerous (i.e., nigh infinite) as they are for instrumentalists. Severely warping a melody, chopping it up or getting rid of it altogether work perfectly well if you're blowing through a horn. But such abstractions ...


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