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Jeffrey Epstein

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Here is classic piano-based jazz done very well. This is the kind of CD you don’t have to think a lot about - you can toss it in and hit almost any track and come up with a…
This two-CD set, which comes with a lavishly appointed booklet and pictures, is intended as a tribute to Chet Baker (1929-1988) the famed trumpeter and singer of American j…
This may or may not be the first jazz singer directly generated from the work of author Julia Cameron (The Artist's Way), but Elaine Dame claims that soul-searchin…
James Danderfur is a brilliant clarinet player and tenor sax man who offers here his first studio album, a study of very interesting music. Here is some really nice mainstr…
Not all bands have a unified vision and that's not necessarily bad. Different influences thrown into the mix can result in interesting and novel music. Such is the result o…
Say hello to a stunning voice, on what could be the best jazz vocal album of the year. Ilona Knopfler makes every song a pleasure. She ditches the familiar pop cover tunes …
At once familiar and new, the music of the Dan Tepfer Trio has unusual but inviting grooves, based largely around Tepfer's way with a piano. With Richie Barshay on drums an…
If you enjoy meandering, doodling, low-intensity jazz, this album might work for you. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and while many people prefer compositions a bit …
It is a rare treat to hear two powerhouse artists in a single show, but the double bill from Mack Avenue Records in Washington, DC's Blues Alley on July 27 delivered deluxe. The acts - French-American vocalist Ilona Knopfler and trad bandleader and trumpet player Sean Jones - are separate artists both promoting their second CDs on Mack Avenue. Both are now getting overdue attention as startling and talented finds. It says something for them that both of these very different acts were able to gre