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

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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 Review: Duke Ellington – ‘The Ellington Suites’ [Expanded & Remastered]

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This Grammy-winning album consists of three suites, a form Ellington favored for the extended exploration of musical ideas. Read More »

Music Review: Ahmed Jamal – ‘Saturday Morning’

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The veteran jazz pianist's latest album focuses on his original compositions. Read More »

Music Review: Miami Saxophone Quartet – ‘Four of a Kind’

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Four saxes are better than one. Read More »

Music Review: Sarah Vaughan – ‘Sophisticated Lady: The Duke Ellington Songbook Collection’

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On this 2-CD reissue of her 1979 releases, Sarah Vaughan feasts on the music of Duke Ellington. Read More »

Music Review: OWL Trio – ‘OWL Trio’

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OWL Trio debuts with a winner. Read More »

Music Review: Marc Cary – “For The Love of Abbey”

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Marc Cary is one of the finest jazz pianists working today. Abbey Lincoln's music brings out the best in him. Read More »

Music Review: Eddie Daniels & Roger Kellaway – Duke at the Roadhouse: Live in Santa Fe

Eddie Daniels & Roger Kellaway play the music of Duke Ellington. Read More »

Music Review: Eli Yamin and Evan Christopher – Louie’s Dream

Louie's Dream honors the jazz heroes of Eli Yamin and Evan Christopher. Read More »

Music Review: Terri Lyne Carrington – Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue

Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue is a worthy tribute by some of the sharpest and thoughtful artists on the scene. Read More »