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Sunday Sleep In ~ "Sweet Sorrow" ~ Joshua Redman Quartet.

More like Sunday “Sass”…what a great piece of composing here by Redman that would befittingly seep into any film noir, sounding here right out of the 40s and 50s. 46 more words

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Juan Rodriguez: Jazz retained its vital signs in 2015

Paul Bley once said of jazz: “If you know what’s going to happen, there’s no reason to go to the gig — you go to the gig to get lost.” 823 more words

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MICHAEL BRECKER || Anagram

From Michael Brecker‘s last album Pilgrimage, the track Anagram, unfortunately the musician’s goodbye to life,  the right climax to an outstanding career! 17 more words

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Moon Much-Loved Albums, 2015 (A Partial List)

In what was an excellent year for pop songwriting, tunesmiths spent lots of energy working out what to ponder privately, what to imply with a glance, and what to proclaim publically. 396 more words

First Impressions: Brad Mehldau, 10 Years Solo Live

Proud to contribute the first music review for the revamped In Review Online— and of a significant new collection, no less: Four discs of stimulating solo piano work from the great Brad Mehldau. 19 more words

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Juan Rodriguez: Brad Mehldau finds a decade of contrasts in 10 Years Solo Live

“Amazing” is a word that’s so overused, it is rendered meaningless. But that word constantly comes to mind while listening to jazz pianist Brad Mehldau’s new four-CD, five-hour set 10 Years Solo Live (on Nonesuch Records). 776 more words

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