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Music Reviews: Jazz for the Jazz-Shy from John Tropea, Pat Bianchi Trio, and the Gary McFarland Legacy Ensemble

Gary McFarland, the jazz musician, composer and arranger who 'should have been a pop star,' left behind and eclectic discography and a wealth of superb material that deserves just such a tribute as this.

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Music Reviews: Reverend Freakchild – ‘Hillbilly Zen-Punk Blues’; Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank – ‘American Shuffle’

Chunky grooves, spidery guitar, and homespun philosophy fuel the aptly named 'Hillbilly Zen-Punk Blues,' the latest and best-yet release from Reverend Freakchild.

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I Shall Be Released: Music News from Mariah Carey, Mika, Slayer, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard, Martin Gore and More

Plus Adam Lambert, The Who, Smash Mouth, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Esperanza Spalding, The Kentucky Headhunters, Nashville Pu$$y and more.

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I Shall Be Released: Music News from Flo Rida, Colbie Caillat, Ed Sheeran, The Rolling Stones, Dwight Yoakam, Marilyn Manson and More

Plus Christina Perri, Rob Thomas, The Plain White T’s, Nate Ruess of fun., The Smashing Pumpkins, David Sanborn, Mavis Staples, Jeff Beck, James Taylor, and More

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HBO Documentary and ‘Ultimate Sinatra’ CD/LP Collection Mark 100th Birth Anniversary of Frank Sinatra

A new documentary tells Sinatra's story through archived interviews and commentary from friends and family; the new collection 'Ultimate Sinatra' is packed with key recordings from Sinatra's recording career.

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