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Kevin Dean, Janis Steprans, André White CDs reviewed

This three-fer kicks off with a review of the latest album from Montreal trumpeter Kevin Dean, who coincidentally launches the album at Upstairs Saturday night. The other two discs are a little older, but connecting them to¬†Dean’s disc was a no-brainer. 1,145 more words


Five questions for Bill Coon

Guitarist Bill Coon has been a sophisticated and swinging fixture on Vancouver’s jazz scene for nearly two decades.

But it shouldn’t be forgotten that he cut his jazz teeth in Montreal, a city with a deep guitar jazz tradition. 1,047 more words