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Game Of Drones: What Computers Cannot Do

While the capabilities of artificial intelligence and digital technologies continue to develop at pace, the arts is one area where the human touch remains absolutely essential. Oslo-based trio Game...

Brothers in jazz

The Mills Brothers formed their singing group in Piqua, Ohio around 1925, at first naming themselves Four Boys and a Kazoo. They were real-life brothers, Herbert, Harry, Donald and...

Obituary: Lee Konitz

Lee Konitz was one of the very few alto players of his generation not to be overwhelmed by the genius of Charlie Parker. Totally free of cliché, he was...

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The Rhythm Changes Guide

This is a very useful new guide to playing rhythm changes in jazz by Lukas Gabric, a semi-finalist in the 2013 Thelonious Monk Competition and a member of the...

JJ 01/81: Chico Freeman Quartet & James ‘Blood’ Ulmer Quartet

On Friday Chico Freeman confirmed further growth in a long set, which though comprising only six performances, was crammed with incident. To open with ten minutes of rubato exploration of...

Sarah Vaughan: Live

Aged 50 at the time, 1974, Sarah Vaughan is in her vocal prime here. This release presents two television shows that were under the title Jazz From Newport, although...

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