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Johnny Griffin - Change Of Pace

Johnny Griffin Change Of Pace (Riverside 1961)

The Little Giant broadened his horizon on Riverside Records. s far as unity of vision, style, sound and sleeve design is ...
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Merl Saunders - Soul Grooving

Merl Saunders Soul Grooving (Galaxy 1968)

Organist Merl Saunders’ debut album from 1968, Soul Grooving, definitely is hot. Seems like the fellow from Frisco swallowed a ...
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Miles Davis - My Funny Valentine

Miles Davis My Funny Valentine (Columbia 1965)

As the development of the Civil Rights Act reaches its climax in 1964, Miles Davis records My Funny Valentine, sophisticated ...
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Interviews

Photography: Karin van Gilst

The Night Trippers

Trumpeter Ellister van der Molen finally fulfilled her dream of visiting the prominent cradle of jazz, New Orleans. “Being in ...
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Mike LeDonne

Funk You Too!

Mike LeDonne's love affair with the organ goes back to his childhood. "I love to make people dance. Well, at ...
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Carlo de Wijs

Dutch Design

Carlo de Wijs is crazy. Not as a bat but as the fanatic organist that is dying to take the ...
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Eric Alexander

Take Three with Eric Alexander

Eric Alexander picks some of his favorite recordings. "Do you want to go on a two-month vacation to discuss?! lexander, artist-in-residence ...
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