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Bassist/composer Jay Anderson is among the most versatile and respected jazz artists performing today. Born in 1955 in Southern California, Anderson be gan playing acoustic bass at the age of 12. Throughout junior high, high school, and college, Anderson won numerous awards for excellence in both jazz and classical music. One week after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Performance from California State University at Long Beach, Anderson was asked to join the Woody Herman Orchestra. After touring with the “Herd” for a year, he was called by Carmen McRae and performed with the legendary singer for the next two years. In 1982 Anderson made the decision to move to New York City

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Fresh Start

Label: Sunnyside Records
Released: 2022
Track listing: Noviembre; Fresh Start; Ferry Maiden; Madagascar; Galel; Never Let Me Go; Tirado; In the Western Night; Day Break; Janet Left the Planet; I'm Stepping Out with a Memory Tonight; Tales in the Western Night

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Article: Album Review

Frank Kimbrough: Frank Kimbrough 2003 - 2006

Read "Frank Kimbrough 2003 - 2006" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Pianist Frank Kimbrough (1956 -2020) was involved in a good deal of collaboration throughout his career, with the Herbie Nichols Project and, most notably, his twenty-four year, seven CD stint in the piano chair of the Maria Schneider Orchestra, where he elevated an already high altitude music to an even loftier level. Such was Kimbrough's willingness ...

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Article: Six Picks

January 2022

Read "January 2022" reviewed by Pat Youngspiel


Bendik Hofseth Roots C+C records 2022 The second act in the Norwegian saxophonist's Forest tetralogy, Roots focuses around Bendik Hofseth's chamber-jazz qualities in the company of a string quartet plus guitarist Eivind Aarset and percussionist Per Oddvar Johansen, who both return for a second time out after 2020's Trunks. ...

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First Mile

Label: I Am Them Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: Pumpkin Eater; Song For You; Embryonic Journey . . .For Frank KImbrough; Codivity; Borealis; Street Fair: Then Step In.

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Live At No Black Tie

Label: Jazznote Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: In Your Own Sweet Way; Just in Time; Prelude to a Kiss; Mode for Love; Josefina; Mount Olive; Life Goes On; Monk in The Mountain; Watermelon Man.

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Live At The Black Note

Label: Jazznote Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: In Your Own Sweet Way; Just in Time; Prelude to a Kiss; Mode for Love; Josefina; Mount Olive; Life Goes On; Monk in The Mountain; Watermelon Man.

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Live at No Black Tie

Label: Jazznote Records
Released: 2021
Track listing: In Your Own Sweet Way; Just in Time; Prelude to a Kiss; Mode for Love (for James Moody); Josefina; Mount Olive (for Eldee Young & Redd Holt); Life Goes On; Monk in the Mountain; Watermelon Man.

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Article: Album Review

Frank Kimbrough, Kirk Knuffke, Masa Kamaguchi: Ancestors

Read "Ancestors" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Come hanno sottolineato i molti partner di Frank Kimbrough nel recente omaggio della Newvelle Records, c'è sempre stata una chiara vena lirica nell'arte musicale del pianista, espressa in equilibrio tra dimensione tradizionale e ricerca astratta. Nei suoi dischi da leader amava esibirsi in duo o in trio e quest'album postumo—registrato nel 2017—mostra già dall'organico la propensione ...

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Article: Interview

Jeremy Monteiro: No Black Tie Required

Read "Jeremy Monteiro: No Black Tie Required" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Jeremy Monteiro has been Singapore's unofficial jazz ambassador since the late 1970s, carving out a pioneering path around the world. The first South East Asian to perform at the Montreux Jazz Festival and the first S.E. Asian to record for the Verve label, Monteiro has made a habit of playing with the very best, from James ...


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