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Quincy Jones Tribute and Monterey Jazz Festival 59 Preview

By Michael Katz

Most of us long-time jazz fans remember the first jazz album we ever bought – not a gift or a hand-me-down, but the first time we actually pulled soiled, hard-earned bills from our pocket at a neighborhood record store and greedily pawed the cellophane off an LP. 760 more words

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Monterey Jazz Festival 2016

Throughout the next months jazz festivals pop out by the dozen. Let’s check some of them one by one!

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Cee's Odd Ball Photo Challenge: What I found on my walk down the road

Where in the world this came from I have no idea.  It’s a 45 rpm recording of Ernestine Anderson singing Thank You, Mr. Moon and is marked “Promotion Copy – Not For Sale”.   199 more words

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Charles Lloyd, Monterey, 2014

Birthday greetings to saxman Charles Lloyd, as seen at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 2014.

Photographs copyright Ken Hunt and Whole Earth Images.

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Terence Blanchard, Monterey, 2015

Birthday greetings to jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger, educator, film score creator Terence Blanchard, as see at the 2015 Monterey Jazz Festival.

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Joe Lovano, Monterey Jazz, 2013

Birthday greetings to saxophonist Joe Lovano as seen at the Monterey Jazz Festival, 2013.

Photograph copyright Ken Hunt and Whole Earth Images.

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A Bob James Christmas

Merry Christmas and happy birthday to keyboardist/composer Bob James, as seen with David Sanborn, Monterey Jazz Festival, 2013.

Photograph copyright Ken Hunt and Whole Earth Images.

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