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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’

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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’

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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

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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’

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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]

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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

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

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

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