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Music Review: Tchaikovsky and Ellington/Strayhorn – ‘The Nutcracker Suites’


Harmonia Mundi presents both the traditional and the swinging Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn versions of ‘The Nutcracker Suite’ on the same CD for the very first time. Read More »

Music Reviews: Paul Carlon, The Jimmy Amadie Trio, and Bob Mover


Three albums take mainstream jazz in different directions. Read More »

Music Review: Tommy Flanagan/Jaki Byard: The Magic of 2 – Live at Keystone Korner

This release contains a rich, nuanced performance that showcases two piano masters who clearly connect to each other, and to the audience. Read More »

Music Review: The O’Farrill Brothers Band – Sensing Flight

If The O'Farrill Brothers Band's Sensing Flight is an example, the future of jazz is in good hands. Read More »

Music Review: The Duke Ellington Orchestra – Bigbands Live: Duke Ellington Orchestra

Jazzhaus releases '67 Ellington concert in Bigbands Live: Duke Ellington Orchestra. Read More »

Music Review: Sir Roland Hanna – Colors From a Giant’s Kit

Sir Roland Hanna is a jazz pianist you should get acquainted with, and this collection is a good place to start. Read More »

Music Review: Linda Ronstadt – Lush Life

Linda Ronstadt: Chapter 16 Read More »