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Music Review: Hank Marvin – ‘Django’s Castle’

Hank Marvin

A compilation of swing jazz numbers from guitarist Hank Marvin displays the intricate detailing of his fretwork and melodic sensibilities. Read More »

Music Review: Bob Mundy – ‘Something Beautiful’

Bob Mundy

Bob Mundy’s smooth and sophisticated stylings reflect romance in all its infinite varieties, from dreamy ruminations to feelings of forlorn. Read More »

Music Review: Curtis Stigers – ‘Hooray for Love’


A classy, understated new album from the jazz singer mixes standards with original tunes that fit right in with them. Read More »

Music Review: Jutta Hipp – “The German Recordings 1952-1955″


Jutta Hipp walked away from the music scene at the height of her commercial success. Now her early German recordings have been issued on CD. Read More »

Interview with Ratzo Harris: Bass Lines and the Bottom Line

Straight-ahead, Ratzo Harris' bass thrums, creating musical architecture. What he does with that instrument is an exaltation. Read More »

Music Review: Johnny Mathis – People/The Impossible Dream

Mathis makes some bold choices that showcase his adventurous side. Read More »