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Springtime in New York 1980-1985: The Bootleg Series, Volume 16 (5CD)

Label: Legacy Recordings
Released: 2021
Track listing: CD 1: Señor (Tales of Yankee Power); To Ramona; Jesus Met the Woman at the Well; Mary of the Wild Moor; Need a Woman; A Couple More Years ; Mystery Train; This Night Won’t Last Forever; We Just Disagree; Let’s Keep It Between Us; Sweet Caroline; Fever ; Abraham, Martin and John. CD 2: Angelina; Price of Love; I Wish It Would Rain; Let It Be Me; Cold, Cold Heart; Don’t Ever Take Yourself Away ; Fur Slippers ; Borrowed Time; Is It Worth It?; Lenny Bruce; Yes Sir, No Sir. CD 3: Jokerman; Blind Willie McTell; Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight; Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight; Neighborhood Bully; Someone’s Got a Hold of My Heart; This Was My Love; Too Late [acoustic] ; Too Late [band] ; Foot of Pride. CD 4: Clean Cut Kid; Sweetheart Like You; Baby What You Want Me to Do; Tell Me; Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground; Julius and Ethel ; Green, Green Grass of Home; Union Sundown; Lord Protect My Child; I and I; Death is Not the End. CD 5: Enough is Enough; License to Kill; I’ll Remember You; Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love); Seeing the Real You at Last; Emotionally Yours; Clean Cut Kid; Straight A’s in Love; When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky [slow]; When the Night Comes Falling from the Sky [fast]; New Danville Girl; Dark Eyes.

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Article: Album Review

Emmet Cohen: Future Stride

Read "Future Stride" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


As proven onstage as well as on such percolating, locomotive recordings as 2018's self released Dirty In Detroit, Masters Legacy Series Vol 1 with Jimmy Cobb (Cellar Live, 2016), 2018's Masters Legacy Series Vol 2 with Ron Carter (Cellar Live), and his regular Monday Night Quarantine Jams on Facebook, pianist Emmet Cohen makes his music with ...

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Article: Under the Radar

The Rebel Festival

Read "The Rebel Festival" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


On the morning of July 4, 1960, there were more than a few signs of the mayhem that had taken place the night before in Newport, Rhode Island. Newport's Millionaires Row woke up to broken store windows, overturned vehicles, and storm drains clogged with garbage and beer bottles. One-hundred-eighty-two people, mostly young, New England college students ...

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Article: Album Review

Vanessa Rubin: The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron

Read "The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd Dameron" reviewed by Jerome Wilson


Tadd Dameron is regarded as the great romantic of bebop-era jazz composers, a writer with a talent for creating smooth, memorable melodies that could evoke real emotion. Most of his works are known mainly as instrumentals but Vanessa Rubin has compiled lyrics written for some of his tunes, had new lyrics written for others and even ...

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Ten Artists: February 2019

Read "Ten Artists: February 2019" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Cecilia Bartoli Antonio Vivaldi Decca 2018 2019 marks the thirtieth anniversary of mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli recording for Decca, her label for the duration of her career. Bartoli's first recording was Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia (London/Decca, 1989) opposite famous baritone Leo Nucci. My own introduction to Bartoli was through her Mozart ...

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Article: Under the Radar

Eddie Durham: Genius in the Shadows

Read "Eddie Durham: Genius in the Shadows" reviewed by Jim Gerard


On December 13, 1932, in the eye of the Great Depression that was devastating the record industry, the Bennie Moten Orchestra shuffled “on their uppers" into a converted church in Camden, N.J., and silently launched the Swing Era, three years before clarinetist Benny Goodman's formal inauguration as the “King of Swing" at the Palomar Ballroom in ...

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Article: Extended Analysis

Jimmie Lunceford: The Complete Jimmie Lunceford Decca Sessions

Read "Jimmie Lunceford: The Complete Jimmie Lunceford Decca Sessions" reviewed by David Rickert


Jimmie Lunceford The Complete Jimmie Lunceford Decca Sessions Mosaic Records 2011 When saxophonist Jimmie Lunceford signed to the Decca label in 1934 he was running one of the best orchestras in the US. He had signed a deal to appear at the Cotton Club (where bandleaders Duke Ellington and Cab ...

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Article: Album Review

Ernie Krivda: Blues for Pekar

Read "Blues for Pekar" reviewed by Matt Marshall


On Blues for Pekar, Cleveland saxophonist Ernie Krivda pays tribute, not only to the late writer, critic and jazz aficionado Harvey Pekar, but also to the time and place from which both men hailed. Working with the Detroit Connection rhythm section also featured on the saxophonist's Live at the Dirty Dog (CIMPoL, 2010), Krivda swings mightily ...

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Ernie Krivda: Blues for Pekar

Read "Blues for Pekar" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan


Cleveland, Ohio-based tenor saxophonist Ernie Krivda teams up with his “Detroit Connection," a rhythm section of Motor City jazz stalwarts, on Blues for Pekar, a swinging mainstream set that bursts to life with a fiery take on the standard, “The End of a Love Affair." After a brief unison head with the first of his guest ...


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