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The title of this disc is People and Places, and the group playing it—minus guest trumpeter Randy Brecker—is the Glesnes/Ytreberg Quartet, not a name that will...

By the time he gave it up, in 1974, clarinetist Buddy DeFranco had led the Glenn Miller Orchestra for eight years, longer than Glenn Miller did...


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Jazzhaus has built up quite an interesting and wide-ranging catalog of recordings based on European (and primarily German) radio recordings and live performances over the past...

A virtuoso alto saxophonist, equally at home with bebop and various forms and styles of Latin music, Miguel Zenon has a bright brash sound and a...

This CD, which bears the title Jazz-Tinged, is a mutual admiration society between composer Charles Ruggiero and alto saxophonist Joseph Lulloff. On the first page of...

It’s so wonderful to hear the Turtle Island String Quartet once again, even though only two of the four musicians who play here (fonder-violinist David Balakrishnan...


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This is a reissue of one of Bud Powell’s better post-1954 sets. The liner notes tell us that one discographer has placed the second, longer set...

Anatol Schenker’s liner notes for this latest entry in the Mildred Bailey discography quote an uncredited source as saying that she “was the greatest female jazz...

Here are 19 songs written between 1911 and 2003: show tunes, novelty numbers, and a new jazz standard that fits comfortably into this company. Most of...

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