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Joe Temperley (saxophones) was born in Scotland and first achieved prominence in the United Kingdom as a member of Humphrey Lyttelton's band from 1958 to 1965. He toured the United States with the band in 1959. In 1965, he came to New York City, where he performed and/or recorded with Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Joe Henderson, Duke Pearson, the Jazz Composers’ Orchestra, and the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra and Clark Terry, among many others. In October 1974 he toured and recorded with The Duke Ellington Orchestra as a replacement for Harry Carney. Mr. Temperley played in the Broadway show Sophisticated Ladies in the 1980s, and his film soundtrack credits include The Cotton Club, Biloxi Blues, Brighton Beach Memoirs, When Harry Met Sally, and Tune In Tomorrow, composed by Wynton Marsalis

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Article: Rising Stars

Meet Saxophonist Zoe Obadia

Read "Meet Saxophonist Zoe Obadia" reviewed by Sanford Josephson


This article first appeared in Jersey Jazz Magazine. In April 2019, alto saxophonist Zoe Obadia sat in with the Bill Charlap Trio to play Dave Brubeck's “Time Out" at International Jazz Day. “I was definitely very nervous to sit in with such an established and refined trio," she said," but I had fun and ...

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Article: Album Review

Andy Farber and His Orchestra: Early Blue Evening

Read "Early Blue Evening" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Saxophonist Andy Farber's New York-based orchestra came together and cut its teeth as the onstage band for three hundred performances of After Midnight, a Broadway revue that paid tribute to Jazz Age nightclub luminaries from Duke Ellington, Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie to Harold Arlen, Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh. As one might presume from the ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Michael Brecker & John Fedchock

Read "Michael Brecker & John Fedchock" reviewed by Joe Dimino


From one of the best jazz musicians still producing quality work on a consistent basis, we start the 674th Episode of Neon Jazz with Eddie Henderson and music from his 2020 CD Shuffle and Deal. We feature some cutting edge artists that are keeping jazz very fresh and innovative. From musicians like Greg Foat, Sharhabil Ahmed, ...

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Article: Album Review

Ted Nash Big Band: Presidential Suite (Eight Variations on Freedom)

Read "Presidential Suite (Eight Variations on Freedom)" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


As we live through the most contentious and divisive political cycle in US history, the Ted Nash Big Band Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom couldn't be more relevant. The significance hits home quickly and pointedly as former Connecticut State Senator Joe Lieberman follows the opening “Overture" with words of JFK that say, in part: ..."civility ...

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News: Recording

Joe Temperley: Easy to Remember

Joe Temperley: Easy to Remember

Joe Temperley, who died in May at age 86, was a Scottish baritone saxophonist and occasional soprano saxophonist. As a teen, he played in Scotland's Tommy Sampson Orchestra and joined Humphrey Lyttelton's band in London in 1957. In 1965, he left the U.K. for the States, playing in the bands of Woody Herman, Buddy Rich Thad ...

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News: Obituary

Joe Temperley, 1929-2016

Joe Temperley, 1929-2016

Joe Temperley is dead at 86. In recent years, he was a mainstay of the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra. In the 1970s following the death of Harry Carney, his glorious baritone saxophone sound anchored the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Temperley was born on September 20, 1929 in Crowdenbeath, Scotland and moved to New York in 1965. ...

Article: Album Review

Aaron Diehl: Space Time Continuum

Read "Space Time Continuum" reviewed by Maurizio Zerbo


Grazie a musicisti come Aaron Diehl, c'è da ben sperare per le sorti future del jazz. Il trentenne pianista statunitense sembra possedere classe e abilità strumentale da vendere, al servizio di una promettente progettualità. Attraverso le sue composizioni si respira un'aura autenticamente genuina di jazz, sprigionante un invidiabile senso dello swing. Dando spazio a ...

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News: Recording

Blue Engine Records Celebrates the Holidays with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS: New release from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis features guest vocalists René Marie, Cécile McLorin Salvant and Gregory Porter

Blue Engine Records Celebrates the Holidays with BIG BAND HOLIDAYS: New release from the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis features guest vocalists René Marie, Cécile McLorin Salvant and Gregory Porter

CD streets October 30, 2015; limited edition 180g vinyl coming soon Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Blue Engine Records celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with the release of Big Band Holidays, a compilation of holiday classics performed live by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Special guests on Big Band ...

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News: Recording

Blue Engine Records' Debut Album Release: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra 
with Wynton Marsalis' "
Live in Cuba" streets on August 21, 2015


Blue Engine Records' Debut Album Release: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra 
with Wynton Marsalis' "
Live in Cuba" streets on August 21, 2015


Available now for pre-order on iTunes and Amazon Blue Engine Records, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s new platform that makes its vast archive of recorded concerts available to jazz audiences everywhere, releases its debut title, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis' Live in Cuba, on August 21, 2015. The album featuring the world-renowned big band ...


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