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Seminal Jazz Guitarist John Abercrombie Enthralled

I knew John Abercrombie‘s reputation but had never seem him perform, so I jumped at the opportunity to see him at Regattabar last weekend. 327 more words

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

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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

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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

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE

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

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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

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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

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