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Keith Tippett: 100 Best Foots Forward

Read "Keith Tippett: 100 Best Foots Forward" reviewed by Duncan Heining

From the Albert Hall at twenty-two with a fifty-piece band to picking potatoes to make ends meet a decade later, Keith Tippett's life in music could sum up many a jazz career. After a grim '80s, things now look better for the composer, pianist and bandleader. “What I'm about to say is ridiculous but it was ...

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Live From Birmingham: Marius Neset, Vibracathedral Orchestra, Death Shanties & The Apex Jazz And Swing Band

Read "Live From Birmingham: Marius Neset, Vibracathedral Orchestra, Death Shanties & The Apex Jazz And Swing Band" reviewed by Martin Longley

Marius Neset CBSO Centre April 10, 2015 Not an artist who's interested in stasis, the Norwegian saxophonist Marius Neset spent most of two sets unveiling pieces from his new Pinball album, which was released at the beginning of 2015. It's his fourth recording, and Neset seems set on making ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEW

Live From Birmingham: The Pedigree Jazz Band, Tony Bennett, The Fat Chops Big Band

Read "Live From Birmingham: The Pedigree Jazz Band, Tony Bennett, The Fat Chops Big Band" reviewed by Martin Longley

The Pedigree Jazz Band Solihull British Legion September 7, 2014 It's a curious sensation when tributes are paid to revivals of revivals. Down the decades since the original jazz repertoire was established in the 1920s, '30s, and even earlier, there have been a multitude of responses, counter-responses, exhumations and ...

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Take Five With Jerry Senfluk

Read "Take Five With Jerry Senfluk" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Jerry Senfluk: Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (NOT the Czech Republic), on St. Patrick's Day, 1946. As the younger son of a pianist mother and a cellist father. he enjoyed thorough musical education from his distinguished parents in playing the piano, intonation and musical theory. He received private tuition from the Principal Clarinetist of ...

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Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen on DVD - Out Now!

Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen on DVD - Out Now!

A live performance displaying the musical integrity that produced fourteen top thirty records over the years! Description: This DVD features the legendary Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen in one incredible live performance. For more than forty years Kenny Ball has flown the flag for his particular brand of traditional jazz all over the world. It is ...

The Collection

Label: Blue Note
Released: 1990

Das Beste Von Ball, Barber, Bilk

Label: Blue Note
Released: 1971

The Best Of Ball, Barber & Bilk

Label: Blue Note
Released: 1966


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