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Music Reviews: Jazz Albums from Ranee Lee, Rodney Whitaker, and Gian-Carla Tisera

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Three good quality 2014 jazz albums you may have missed. Read More »

An Interview with Johnny Marr

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The British guitar legend and founding member of The Smiths reflects on his latest solo LP, 'Playland,' along the way yielding insights to his artistry, his musical foundation, and the abiding pursuit of his next creative move. Read More »

Music Review: The Workers – ‘Totem’ EP

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A three-song EP that gives a taste of things to come. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Jack Bruce – ‘Rockpalast: The 50th Birthday Concerts’

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'The 50th Birthday Concerts' was Jack Bruce's party celebrating his long career with a wide menu of styles and a cast of all-stars. Read More »

Theater/Concert Review: ‘Rameau’s Nephew’ by Diderot, Presented by Salon/Sanctuary Concerts

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Salon/Sanctuary contextualizes ancient music for modern audiences, and while there are countless concerts in New York City every week, no one else does precisely this. Read More »

Music Review: Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Playhouse Revue – ‘A New Orleans Creole Christmas’

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Mayfield takes us to New Orleans for a joyful Creole Christmas you are sure to enjoy! Read More »

Concert Review: Old 97’s at Sam’s Burger Joint, San Antonio, TX, December 10, 2014

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The Dallas-based alt-country band makes a welcome stop in San Antonio to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its debut album, 'Hitchhike to Rhome.' Read More »

Music Review: Jimmy Greene – ‘Beautiful Life’

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'Beautiful Life' is an emotionally charged musical celebration of a life too soon lost. Read More »

Music Review: Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls – ‘Soul Brothers’

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The Soul Brothers – Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls – bring back the '60s Memphis sounds with authenticity and heart. Read More »

Music Review: Robin Banks – ‘Modern Classic’

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Miss Robin Banks' 'Modern Classic' is essentially old school, small ensemble jazz that deserves to expand her audience and deepen her already appreciative critical reception. Read More »