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Jimmy Scott

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The life of Jimmy Scott is not one of meteoric stardom but a journey that has taken nearly seventy years to find its much deserved success. One of ten children, James Victor Scott was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 17, 1925. The f irst time Jimmy sang on a public stage was at school when the teacher had him sing the lead in a play "Ferdinand the Bull", after that she always had him do the leads. He was only 12 years old when he became known as a singer around Cleveland. While in his teens a Comedian saw the potential in Jimmy, he was Tim McCoy from Akron. Whenever Tim got a "gig" around Northeast Ohio, he would take Jimmy along with him on the bill

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Article: Interview

Meet Grammy Award Winning Producer Joel Dorn

Read "Meet Grammy Award Winning Producer Joel Dorn" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


This article was first published at All About Jazz in 1997. The Song Remains The Same If you're a serious jazz fan, even if you're any kind of jazz fan at all, there's an excellent chance that in your collection you've got at least one piece of music that was produced by Joel Dorn. ...

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Kenny Barron: The Source

Read "The Source" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo


Questo CD dimostra, se mai ce ne fosse bisogno, che solo il talento e l'estro possono sostenere efficacemente progetti discografici validi se imperniati sulla rivisitazione degli standard jazzistici. Un pianista dell'immensa classe come Kenny Barron non si accontenta di riproporre alcuni dei più fulgidi capolavori di Duke Ellington e Billy Strayhorn. Il suo ...

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Article: Album Review

Jonathan Karrant: Eclectic

Read "Eclectic" reviewed by Dave Linn


Born and raised at the foothills of the Ozarks in the old western town of Fort Smith, Arkansas east of the Arkansas River, Jonathan Karrant fell under the influence of his artistic mother. As a child, it is said he sang for hours every day, making his public debut at the age of seven at his ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases, A Pride of Jazz Leos, Congratulations To Jazz Master Amina Claudine Myers & More

Read "New Releases, A Pride of Jazz Leos, Congratulations To Jazz Master Amina Claudine Myers & More" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


This broadcast includes new releases from Kaisa's Machine, Amy Engelhardt, the Towner Galaher Organ Trio, with a single from vocalist Monika Ryan, plus birthday shoutouts to guitarist Mary Osborne, vocalists Kay Starr, Helen Merrill, Luciana Souza, Phoebe Snow, Cynthia Scott, Janis Siegel, Joanie Palatto, Carmen Bradford, among others, closing with a salute to newly awarded Jazz ...

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Article: Album Review

Patrick Brennan Sonic Openings: Tilting Curvaceous

Read "Tilting Curvaceous" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


The quintet project Tilting Curvaceous is saxophonist/composer Patrick Brennan's sixth leader/co-leader date since the late 1990s. His duo recording Terraphonia (Creative Sources Recordings, 2019) with guitarist Abdul Moimême demonstrated a strong affinity for free improvisation within unconventional settings and uncommon concepts. Brennan is joined by trumpeter and flugelhorn player Brian Groder. The native New Yorker has ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Stanley Cowell, Gary Windo, Andrew Cyrille and More

Read "Stanley Cowell, Gary Windo, Andrew Cyrille and More" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


This show features several musicians who have passed on, such as Stanley Cowell and Gary Windo, as well as many who are still alive and performing such as Billy Mintz and Andrew Cyrille. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett “I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill ...

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Hilliard Greene

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Hilliard Greene has been studying music for more than 30 years and has been playing professionally over twenty. His emphasis is in classical, jazz, rock, blues, R&B, Tango as well as the music of other continents and US regions, and solo performances. Greene studied at the University of Northern Iowa and at Berklee College of Music in Boston and has been teaching private students and classes for over 25 years. He is currently a faculty member at the Bass Collective in New York City. He continues to teach privately and to do workshops and master classes in upright and electric bass for both children and adults

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Article: Interview

Pat Martino: The Continual Pulsation of the Now

Read "Pat Martino: The Continual Pulsation of the Now" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki


This article was first published at All About Jazz in October 2000. Listening to Pat Martino speak feels like he's playing guitar. He employs elegantly elongated lines, thoughtful and deep. He says plenty but never too much. He projects the best type of wisdom, wisdom gained by reflecting upon experience. And, boy, does Pat ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

New Releases and A Jazz Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Joni Mitchell's Blue

Read "New Releases and A Jazz Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Joni Mitchell's Blue" reviewed by Mary Foster Conklin


The broadcast presents new releases from Frankie Valli, saxophonist Jasmine Lovell-Smith, vocalist Noa Fort, guitarist Paul Silbergleit and trumpeter Colin Steele, with birthday shoutouts to Rhoda Scott, Melissa Walker and Tierney Sutton. In the second hour—a special jazz celebration for the 50th anniversary of Joni Mitchell's iconic album Blue. Thanks for listening and please support the ...


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