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Elmo Hope, Homecoming!

Elmo Hope Homecoming! (Riverside 1961)

Coming home to a group of hi-level colleagues as featured on Elmo Hope’s first Riverside album Homecoming must’ve been a ...
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Andrew Hill - Grass Roots

Andrew Hill Grass Roots (Blue Note 1968)

One of the most accessible albums of pianist Andrew Hill’s imposing stretch of Blue Note releases in the sixties, 1968’s ...
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Wes Montgomery Trio - A Dynamic New Sound

Wes Montgomery The Wes Montgomery Trio: A Dynamic New Sound (Riverside 1959)

Adding ‘Style’ to Wes Montgomery’s debut album on Riverside, The Wes Montgomery Trio: A Dynamic New Sound, is more to ...
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Interviews

Greg Lewis

Organin’ In

Gregory Lewis is Organ Monk, a passionate champion of the dazzling catalogue of Thelonious Monk. “I hummed his melodies by ...
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Ferry Knijn Fotografie 2015

Song For My Kids

Charming, talkative Peter Guidi guides us through his adventuresome career as flutist, saxophonist, bandleader and educator. “I teach my students ...
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Gary Smulyan

Chasin’ The Bari

A meeting with baritone saxophonist Gary Smulyan isn’t complete without a mention of Encounter!, the masterpiece of his all-time bari ...
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Ruud Breuls - Robert Roozenbeek Photography

Ready For Rudy

Ruud Breuls, sideman par excellence and trumpeter in the renowned German WDR Big Band, lives and breathes straightforward modern jazz, ...
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REIN DE GRAAFF TRIO & GIDEON TAZELAAR IN CONCERT - Throughout the 50s and 60s, ...
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ARI HOENIG QUARTET IN CONCERT - As an old friend from Twin Falls, Idaho always ...
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WES MONTGOMERY - Following the review of Wes Montgomery's debut album on Riverside, Wes Montgomery ...
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Dutch dynamite, or better said, such sweet thunder, on the third album of trumpeter Gidon ...
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RIP BUCK HILL - Like most of tenor saxophonist Buck Hill's fine accomplishments, the news ...
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NEW RELEASE LOUIS HAYES - Coming full circle on Blue Note, Louis Hayes pays tribute to ...
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MICKEY ROKER - In honor to Mickey Roker, who passed away on May 22 at ...
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Sensuous African and Latin soul jazz on New Cool Collective’s eleventh album New Cool Collective ...
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With obvious delight, pianist Laurence Fish guides his quintet through a lively market place of ...
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TONY ALLEN - On May 19, Blue Note will release A Tribute To Art Blakey ...
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