Issue 38:6
July/Aug 2015
Magazine Contents

Jazz

Born in Budapest in 1956, pianist Laszlo Gardony plays with a rich, two-handed style that can be as rippingly exciting as the eccentric pianism of one...

In a 1998 interview, clarinetist-soprano saxist Bob Wilber stated that in 1947 he wrote an arrangement of Bechet’s I Had It But It’s All Gone Now,...

The craze for Django Reinhardt-Stéphane Grappelli-styled jazz, inadvertently launched in 1972 when Grappelli and Paul Simon recorded Hobo’s Blues on Simon’s first solo album, has had...

Is Fred Glesnes the new Willem Breuker? Some 40 years ago Breuker, a well-respected jazz saxist and composer, formed his 10-to-13-piece “Kollektief” and began an extraordinary...

This is a delightful album if you simply ignore the title. “Strings in Lilt-Time” would be much more apropos, as this quartet of string players from...

For your edification, there are two famous musical Warren Smiths. The first of them to hit the recording scene was a rockabilly singer at Sun Records...

I’ve listened to several of Turn Left’s “jazz” CDs, and it seems to me that the Norwegians, or at least those Norwegians who record for this...

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