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Music Review: Dizzy Gillespie – ‘Dizzy’s Big 4′ [Expanded & Remastered]

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Even approaching 60, Dizzy Gillespie shows he hasn't lost the touch. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Bird: The Life and Music of Charlie Parker’ by Chuck Haddix

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Filled with illuminating anecdotes from the people who knew the man, who saw at his best, who saw him at his worst. Read More »

Music Review: Miki Purnell – ‘Swingin’ to the Sea’

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Miki Purnell's debut album 'Swingin' to the Sea' is just what the doctor ordered. Read More »

Music Review: Bob Arthurs and Steve Lamattina – Jazz for Svetlana

Jazz for Svetlana features a surprising trumpet-guitar duo. Read More »

Music Review: Lalo Schifrin – Lalo Schifrin: My Life in Music

A remarkable four-CD set of highlights from Lalo Schifrin's 50 year musical career. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Charles Mingus – The Quintet: Jazz at Massey Hall

Not the complete concert, and a cheat to boot with overdubbed bass. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Charles Mingus – The Quintet: Jazz At Massey Hall

Five jazz titans performed together in a half empty hall back in 1953. The result was one of the legendary jazz concerts of all time. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, Max Roach, Charles Mingus – The Quintet: Jazz at Massey Hall [Remastered]

If this isn't classic be-bop at its greatest, I'm not sure how it could get much better. Read More »

Music Review: Ahmad Jamal – Blue Moon

Wonderful nine-song collection from the legendary Ahmad Jamal. Read More »

Music Review: The Cannonball Adderley Quintet – Legends Live: Cannonball Adderley Quintet

From the vault: Cannonball Adderley Quintet, live in Germany. Read More »