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Matisse once wrote that "both harmonies and dissonances of color can produce very pleasurable effects." He might have referred to modern music as well as modern art. There …
The post-war period precipitated radical changes in how jazz was performed. The popular swing big bands began to wither and bebop started to emerge like wild weeds from the…
Bobby Vince Paunetto & The Commit to Memory Band looks great on paper. The titles of the pieces are intriguing: ‘Jazz for the Silent Majority,’ ‘Dirt Cheap Meets Dirt,’ ‘Si…
The John Adams Quartet conjures up an image of a four-volume biography of an American President or perhaps a new minimalist string quartet from a contemporary composer. The…
A Modern Jazz Symposium of Music and Poetry is a classic recording that should not be overlooked. It was originally released in 1957 between the absolut…
Like a novel, an album title usually characterizes a unifying theme or offers a flavor of the music. Sometimes they are obvious and straightforward. Sometimes they can reveal a pervasive mood (Miles Davis' Kind of Blue) or offer an affectionate requiem (Duke Ellington's And His Mother Called Him Bill). Occasionally, they can reveal the subterranean inspirations of a musician.

Virginia Mayhew's first release was the widely praised Nini Green, released by Chiaroscuro in 1997. The title ref …
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