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Desire In Chromatic Harmony

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Houle, Hawkins & Eisenstadt: You Have Options

This improvising triumvirate coalesced around Canadian clarinettist Houle in 2014, gigging in Vancouver Island, although the English pianist Hawkins and Eisenstadt had worked together since 2006. They found they had...
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Back Door – bless their old boots /2

Colin Hodgkinson tells the story of one of the UK's most creative grassroots jazz-rock bands. Part 2, in which the interlocutory subject is mentioned in the same sentence as Jaco Pastorius
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Still Clinging to the Wreckage 05/19

The original mule Major “Mule” Holley was a most original bass player, who readers will perhaps remember, along with his sterling work as an accompanist, for his dazzling and eccentric...

Count me in 04/19

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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...

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JJ 11/90: Jack DeJohnette – Parallel Realities

Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this cheerful set is the absence of Dave Holland. Although he toured with the trio this summer, all the acoustic bass sounds here...
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The Frank Sinatra Show with Ella Fitzgerald

This TV show, made 10 December 1959 for the ABC Television network, was intended as an outside broadcast but fell on a rare rainy day in Palm Springs, California....

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