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Walter Bishop Jr. - Speak Low

Walter Bishop Jr. Speak Low (Jazztime 1961)

Prove me wrong, but it’s hard to find a better album in the career of pianist Walter Bishop Jr. than ...
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Hank Crawford - The Soul Clinic

Hank Crawford The Soul Clinic (Atlantic 1962)

Hank Crawford’s landmark 1962 album The Soul Clinic boasts the saxophonist’s unique, ‘singing’ tone, the swinginest (Ray Charles) band in ...
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The 3 Sounds - Feelin' Good

The Three Sounds Feelin’ Good (Blue Note 1960)

Basic and bluesy mainstream jazz was the recipe of piano trio The Three Sounds, led by Gene Harris. Delicate group ...
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Interviews

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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Guido Tazelaar

Gideon’s Bible

Saxophonist Gideon Tazelaar, 19 years old, is one of Holland’s major jazz talents. Leaving his options open for the next ...
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Coming full circle on Blue Note, Louis Hayes pays tribute to pianist and composer Horace ...
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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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Crisp and alert drumming on Eric Ineke’s latest Challenge release, Let There Be Life, Love ...
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PORGY & BESS - Good clubs are a blessing for jazz musicians and, as a ...
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JUNIOR MANCE - There were so many great pianists with varying styles in the hard ...
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ROB AGERBEEK/HANK MOBLEY - Just recently, the Dutch Jazz Archive released To One So Sweet ...
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ERIC INEKE - A lack of taste and decency from the officials may have prevented ...
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