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North Sea Jazz Festival 2017

Already lined up for this year’s North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam is an amazing group

Richard Galliano “New Jazz Musette”

I’ve been listening to a lot of new music recently. Actually I’m constantly listening, the first

Patti LaBelle Is Back With “Bel Hommage”

Now it’s Patti Labelle‘s turn. Nine years after her “Back To Now” album, which had her

Tommy LiPuma

We just wanted to thank Tommy LiPuma for playing such a vital part in the soundtrack

Raul Midón – Bad Ass And Blind

At first I thought I was listening to a new Donald Fagen album – the similarities

Joni Sledge R.I.P.

Growing up with “We Are Family”, “He’s The Greatest Dancer”, “Got To Love Somebody”, “Lost In

The Baylor Project – The Journey

Here is another great example of genre-crossing music where it really doesn’t matter how you want

Virginia Schenck Celebrates Abbey Lincoln

Everybody has his or her favorite Abbey Lincoln tune of course. And for me, there are

Dave Valentin 4/29/52 – 3/8/17

Bronx-born flutist Dave Valentin, who started out playing percussion before he taught himself to play the

Benny Golson and Lonnie Liston Smith Remastered

In the late 70s, a lot of Jazz artists tried to incorporate other genres and styles