Wednesday , May 25 2022

Jazz

Music Reviews: Willy DeVille’s ‘Venus of the Docks: Live in Bremen 2008,’ plus Erika Lewis, Michelle Malone, and Stew Cutler

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A live set from Willy DeVille embraces punk, doo-wop, Cajun, and Latin music.

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Music Reviews: Rain Perry’s ‘A White Album,’ Bobby Cole’s ‘A Point of View,’ Giulia Millanta’s ‘Woman on the Moon,’ and Ronnie Earl’s ‘Mercy Me’

A musical response to racism, an overlooked jazz singer, a blues guitar set, and an emotional folk-rock journey.

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Exclusive Interview: Trumpeter Paul Merkelo on UNICEF Ukraine Benefit Concert, ‘Gershwin’s World’ Documentary, Russian Trumpet Concertos and More

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The trumpeter gathers colleagues from the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal to benefit UNICEF's efforts to aid Ukrainian children.

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Music Reviews: Judy Collins’s ‘Spellbound’ and Natalie Cole’s ‘Unforgettable,’ plus Tone of Voice Orchestra, the Lied To’s, and Back pOrchEstra

Collins's 55th album is also the first to consist entirely of self-penned material. Also: a reissue of Cole's tribute to her father's music and new releases from three up-and-coming acts.

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Music Reviews: A Deluxe Edition of the Band’s ‘Cahoots,’ plus ABBA and Paul Kelly

The Band's fourth LP reappears as a 50th-anniversary box set, plus ABBA's first album in 40 years and a noteworthy Christmas CD.

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Music Reviews: David Crosby, plus Steve Goodman, People Years, John DeNicola, and a Landslide Records Anthology

An expanded reissue offers a second chance to appreciate David Crosby's critically derided solo debut, which was also his last album under his own name for 18 years.

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