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Album of the Week: The Bridge - Sonny Rollins

By the late 1950s, Sonny Rollins was considered one of the best jazz saxophonist’s around. He had great success with wonderful albums such as Saxophone Colossus, Way Out West… 212 more words

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Jazz fest: Nels Cline and Julian Lage are of one mind

Nels Cline was on assignment as he spoke from his New York base two weeks ago. With his endless discography as a bandleader and collaborator, this wasn’t unusual. 938 more words

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Jazz fest: Nels Cline — the complete conversation

Guitar wizard Nels Cline has performed with everyone from Wilco to Charlie Haden; one of his most recent collaborators is 27-year-old jazz guitarist Julian Lage… 6,357 more words

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A Little Night Jazz

Seems that we’ve been losing way too many of the jazz greats recently, and I’m afraid it supports the idea – in the saddest way – that some of the best of jazz was recorded back in the 1950s and 1960s. 710 more words

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On this day in jazz (December 06)

On this day in 1996, master guitarist Jim Hall was recorded live at the Village Vanguard in New York City performing songs that would be released on the album “Panorama: Live At The Village Vanguard”.   126 more words

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On this day in jazz (September 13)

On this day in 1961, Paul Desmond recorded “My Funny Valentine” in New York City. The song would later become part of the album Desmond Blue… 121 more words

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