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JJ Index 1950

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Ebony Hillbillies: 5 Miles From Town

The Ebony Hillbillies take the tradition of the string band and update it for modern times, keeping the all-acoustic instrumental line-up and bringing it to their arrangements of soul,...
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Pete Christlieb: A tenor for all seasons /1

These days Pete Christlieb is likely as not found in his spacious garage, working on a dragster, a passion he has indulged for some 50 years, he says. "I...
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Obituary: Urbie Green

Urbie Green, the “trombonist’s trombonist”, was born in Mobile, Alabama, 8 August 1926. He studied piano and began on trombone at the age of 12. He toured the south...

On the Other Hand 10/19

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Universal Tonality: The Life And Music Of William Parker

If an antidote to apathy consists of work and proselytizing, then bassist, composer, bandleader, activist and organiser William Parker embodies that antidote. Cisco Bradley has achieved much in simply...

The Look Of Jazz

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JJ 02/71: Tell Me The Truth About Jazz

I happen to know that the degree of serious interest in jazz at Lancaster University is virtually zero, having done an experiment which established this fact. Soon after coming...
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Joe Louis Walker: Viva Las Vegas Live

Joe Louis Walker came to Las Vegas, strapped on his guitar, plugged in and blasted the desert city with a set chock-full of high-energy electric blues – and someone...

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