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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 »

Music Review: Ahmad Jamal – ‘Saturday Morning’


Ahmad Jamal is a virtuoso in terms of his technique – he just chooses how and when to put that virtuosity on display. 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 News: WVIA’s Chiaroscuro Records Releases Two New Albums

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Jazz flourishes on public radio's WVIA. Read More »

Music Review: Tony DeSare – ‘PiANO’


The triple threat's impressive new release has the piano doing everything but the vocals. Read More »

Concert Review: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with Brad Mehldau at Carnegie Hall, October 9, 2013


The jazz pianist and composer holds his own amidst Beethoven and Brahms with an inspiring concert piece. Read More »

Music Review: Sachal Studios Orchestra – ‘Jazz and All That’


The Pakistani orchestra proves that jazz can make its mark all over the world. Read More »

Music Review: Zoot Sims – ‘Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Brothers’ [Remastered & Expanded]


The tenor sax great leads an all-star combo in a swinging exploration of the music of the Gershwins. Read More »

Music Reviews: Dave Bennett, Warren Wolf, Scott Hamilton


Three new jazz albums offer something old and something new. Read More »

Music Review: Marc Cary Focus Trio – ‘Four Directions’


Marc Cary and Focus embark on a spiritual journey in their new and sophomore album. Read More »