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Music Review: Annie Ross Salutes Billie Holiday in ‘To Lady with Love’

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There is a heartfelt emotional honesty in the drama of her vocal stylings that makes up for the vocal limitations of age. Read More »

Music Review: Red Mitchell – ‘What I Am’

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The many faces of this renowned jazz bassist are showcased here. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Lady Day’ with Dee Dee Bridgewater

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A remarkable portrayal of, and tribute to, the legendary Billie Holiday runs for just a few more weeks Off-Broadway. Read More »

Music Review: Cristina Morrison – I Love

Jazz singer releases a nine song debut album, variety is the keynote. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – Pan Am: Music from and Inspired by the Original Series

The soundtrack for Pan Am is a flight back to optimistic, jazzy times. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Masters Of American Music

An excellent five-DVD overview of the history of jazz. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Masters of American Music [5-DVD Box Set]

A budget-priced collection of informative, well-produced jazz documentaries. Read More »

Music Review: Hindi Zahra – Handmade

On her remarkable American debut, Hindi Zahra evokes visions of dim, steamy cabarets lit by a single spotlight. Read More »

Music Review: A Tribute to Billie Holiday-Various Artists

Contemporary artists cover Lady Day classics Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – Black Sabbath

African-American performances of Jewish themed music. Read More »