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Book Review: ‘Swing’ by Philip Beard


"Swing" uses baseball to say something about life, and dealing with loss—loss that is inevitable, loss that can be overcome. 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: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies – ‘Please Return the Evening: The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies Salute the Music of the Rat Pack’

Cherry Poppin' Daddies

With the likes of the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies working on it, swinging jazz, old and new, is in good hands. Read More »

Music Review: Alex Pangman with Bucky Pizzarelli – ‘Have a Little Fun’


Canadian sweetheart of swing is having a little fun with classic jazz. Read More »

DVD Review: Woody Herman: Blue Flame

Woody Herman: Blue Flame is a fascinating glimpse into the career of the great band leader. Read More »

Music Review: Louis Prima Jr. – Return Of The Wildest!

The son reimagines the father. Read More »

Music Review: Cynthia Felton – Freedom Jazz Dance

Dynamic songstress reinvigorates jazz standards. Read More »

Book Review: Frank Sinatra: A Life In Pictures, Edited by Yann-Brice Dherbier

A collection of dozens of little-known pictures of the Chairman of the Board. Read More »

Music Review: Caravan Of Thieves – The Funhouse

A vibrant and exciting sound with twice the energy and intensity of any rock and roll band. Read More »

Music Review: Jazz In Brief – Two Dukes, Two Tributes

John Brown Trio pays homage to Duke Ellington, while Swingadelic honors Duke Pearson. Read More »