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Frank Kimbrough: Monk’s Dreams – The Complete Compositions

Thelonious Sphere Monk was born just over a century ago. Frank Kimbrough has produced a remarkable six-disc tribute featuring virtually all Monk's compositions, which number about 70....

Helen O’Connell, one of the finest

The good news is we’re living smack dab in the heart of Centenary Central, the really good news is how many centenarians are of the musician, performer...

Geoff Hearn: blues in space

Obituary: Ira Gitler

Many of those who take jazz history seriously will have read Ira Gitler’s words. In books, magazines and liner notes he brought to wide attention a perceptive,...

Desire In Chromatic Harmony

Kenneth Smith has a brilliant new approach to understanding chromatic music. To grasp it, an academic background in music but also in philosophy...

JJ 09/80: McCoy Tyner – Passion Dance

This was recorded, like so many LPs these days, at a festival, and all the themes are by Coltrane or Tyner himself. As...

Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

“And then there is Ella, about whom critics have surprisingly little to say, other than to state that she is the ultimate jazz singer or to denigrate...

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