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Mousey Alexander

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Article: Building a Jazz Library

Eddie Sauter: A Wider Focus

Read "Eddie Sauter: A Wider Focus" reviewed by Chris May


For many people, composer and arranger Eddie Sauter's reputation begins and ends with Stan Getz's Focus (Verve, 1962). The album is, indeed, a masterpiece. But it is only one of the pinnacles of Sauter's career, which started during the swing era. Nor is Focus Sauter's only collaboration with Getz. The partnership continued with the less widely ...

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Tracy Alexander

Born in New York City on July 8th 1957, Tracy Alexander is the son of internationally renowned Jazz Drummer Elmer "Mousie" Alexander (1922-1988). "Mousie" was voted onto the list of Top Ten Jazz Drummers internationally for over 40 Years by The Downbeat Jazz Polls. Tracy studied with his Father from the age of 12 years old and two years later was accepted into Choate School's Jazz Performance Class where he played drums in The Mighty Midgets Of Jazz Big Band under the direction of Phil Wilson. In 1972 at the age of 15 years old Tracy began playing professionally on weekends and was invited to join The Nassau County Neophonic Lab Band which was composed of the finest high school level Jazz Musicians in the area

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Article: Interview

Glenn Zottola: A Jazz Life - On the Road and In Demand

Read "Glenn Zottola: A Jazz Life - On the Road and In Demand" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello


Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 World-renown trumpeter, saxophonist, musical director, producer and entrepreneur. These are but a mere handful of words that describe the vast talent in Glenn Zottola's bag of musical marvels. There are others: child prodigy, creative genius, “musical natural" and aural savant also percolate rapidly to mind. Now ...

News: Performance / Tour

Hip Pocket Returns To Popular Venice Night Spot

A relatively new jazz quartet, “Hip Pocket," will make a return appearance at Dante's Allegro Bistro, located at 1740 East Venice Avenue, Venice, FL on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Reed player and leader Tom Ellison lives in Venice, FL and performs with area combos and big bands. As a freelance woodwind artist, Tom has performed with ...


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