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Hi Bias: Notable Cassette Releases on Bandcamp, May 2017

Welcome to Hi Bias, a monthly column highlighting recent cassette releases on Bandcamp, and exploring the ideas behind them with the artists who made them. Rather than making sweeping generalizations about the “cassette comeback,” we prefer here simply to cover releases that may escape others’ radar due to their limited, cassette-focused availability. 1,950 more words

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Deron Williams: From All-NBA Superstar To Backup Point Guard In The NBA Finals

Deron Williams has had one of the most fascinating and unique careers ever in the NBA. You wouldn’t know it from watching him play this season, but the now backup to… 1,543 more words

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Sun Ra - Discipline 27​-​11

A bona fide Sun Ra classic, ‘Discipline 27-11’ was recorded by Impulse! producer Ed Michel in October 1972 at Streeterville Studios in Chicago and involved the largest Arkestra line-up Sun Ra had ever taken into a studio session. 38 more words

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About & Out – What's Hot In SoCal Jazz – The Week Of May 29, 2017

Monday 5/29 – Levon Henry at Blue Whale

Saxophonist/vocalist Levon Henry is at Blue Whale in Little Tokyo with David Plitch on bass, Jay Bellerose on drums, and Chris Bruce on guitar. 1,676 more words

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KENNY WHEELER/JOHN TAYLOR: Moon

Kenny Wheeler is one of the greatest, his sound and inspiration are unique + I have once seen him playing which completes the perfect set! :D… 9 more words

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JIMMY SMITH trio: Live at Pleyel - Paris

Jimmy Smith organ Eddie McFadden guitar Charlie Crosby drums

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Dayna Stephens

 

Gratitude

Life changing moments are often the seed that produces the oak, and for tenor/baritone saxophonist Dayna Stephens it was his recovery from Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, a rare kidney disorder. 238 more words

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