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Remembering Kenny Wheeler (His final CD reviewed and news of two tribute projects)

Songs For Quintet (ECM Records)
Kenny Wheeler

Kenny Wheeler’s final recording is a lovely, elegant swan song.

Released last week in North America, Songs For Quintet… 565 more words


Jack DeJohnette & Steppin Thru

This is one of my all time favorite jazz-fusion cuts, by the New Directions group that Jack DeJohnette assembled to do this album, New Rags… 228 more words


American Family Insurance All-USA Arizona Division I football team 2014

These are azcentral sports’ top football players for Div. I for the 2014 season.

Player of the Year: Bryce Perkins, Chandler


QB, Bryce Perkins, Chandler, 6-3, 210, Sr. 998 more words


1977 in Jazz: Kenny Wheeler - Deer Wan

Kenny Wheeler released the album Deer Wan in July of 1977 on the ECM label. He is on trumpet and flugelhorn, and is joined by Jan Garbarek (tenor and soprano saxes), John Abercrombie (electric guitar and electric mandolin), Dave Holland (bass) and Jack DeJohnette (drums) with Ralph Towner (12-string guitar) appearing on the 2nd track. 85 more words


Interview: John McNeil

Trumpeter John McNeil is 1/4 of the band Hush Point, whose second album, Blues and Reds, comes out next week on Sunnyside. ( 1,115 more words

Burning Ambulance

Dave Liebman/Billy Hart/Marc Copland/John Abercrombie/Drew Gress: Contact - Jazz À Porquerolles

Dave Liebman, Billy Hart, Marc Copland, John Abercrombie and Drew Gress – Contact - performed at Jazz à Porquerolles in 2010. Porquerolles is the biggest of the three islands of Or in the… 79 more words


Arizona high school football rewind: Week 2

Spotlight game

Chandler Hamilton struck on two big plays — a 97-yard scoring pass from James Sosinski to Kyeler Burke and an 80-yard touchdown run by junior Rico Tipton — and rolled past Phoenix Brophy Prep 41-6 in a Division I game at Phoenix College. 1,049 more words