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Article: Jazz Fiction

Fly Me To The Moon

Read "Fly Me To The Moon" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

The birthday bash went down at my son's house, on the other side of town, for my youngest granddaughter, Sofia. And since her other abuelo was in the backyard cooking chicken taquitos in a makeshift deep fryer, I'd offered to buy the pizzas. I made the phone call, gave them my order. They wouldn't take my ...


Article: Album Review

Don Byas: Laura

Read "Laura" reviewed by Mike Neely

Don Byas was clearly a rising star when he walked away from fame. He was the first to hold the Lester Young chair in the Count Basie Band, before his 30th birthday. After two years with Basie he moved to New York City, where he played and recorded with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie and Coleman ...


Article: Interview

Tom Warner: Honoring the Legacy

Read "Tom Warner: Honoring the Legacy" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Tom Warner recently replaced Mervon Mehta as vice-president of programming for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, when the latter took the head position at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Among his eclectic musical tastes, the accessible, warm and articulate Warner has a strong interest in jazz.


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