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"I felt the clock ticking" — why Andre White just released three albums at once

Not long ago on Facebook, I saw someone — was it Montreal bassist Dave Watts? — refer to drummer/pianist Andre White as “Father Time.”

Not a bad nickname, I thought, given White’s stature and influence on both of his instruments. 2,860 more words


Montreal pianist Min Rager’s new journey, by Chris Maskell

When this blog last checked in with pianist Min Rager, it was for the release of the Montrealer’s 2009 recording entitled First Steps. After six years (which is a little while, even on a jazz timeline), Rager is preparing to launch her new project at Montreal’s Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill this Friday. 1,022 more words