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It’s about time someone created a superior third-stream jazz recording in the 21st century. The Budapest Jazz Orchestra Meets Kálmán Oláh, Images, is that disc. P…
West of State Street / East of Harlem presents The John Burnett Swing Orchestra at a Sunday gig in February 2008 at Fitzgerald's in Berwyn, Illinois, where the band …
Pianist, composer and conductor Carla Bley returns to the big band format after releasing two small group dates; The Lost Chords (2004) and The Lost Chords …
Jazz fans that are also history buffs know that once upon a time, jazz was actually a type of.... [deep breath] popular music. In the 1950’s, even afte…
Around the time my good buddy, Richie "LaBamba" Rosenberg asked me to produce and engineer "Grapefruit Moon, the Songs of Tom Waits," I had been listening to "Sinatra's Swi…
Whit Williams is an iconic Baltimore jazz musician, having been a fixture in the city for over fifty years as a reed player, arranger, and educator. Naturally, he's work…
CNY Jazz Orchestra is the flagship program formed by the Central New York Jazz Arts Foundation. The group’s debut album, Then, Now & Again is a collection of mode…
The 2-disc set entitled Harriet Tubman from the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra is a fusion of American swing, scat, blues, gospel, and spiritual/soul jazz. In the t…
The Duke Ellington Legacy set one goal for themselves as a big band and that is to preserve the ideals of the late, great jazz pianist and bandleader Duke Ellington, who…
Manchester Craftsmen's Guild continues to release topnotch jazz CDs, and among them is the Grammy Award winning Bob Mintzer Big Band in a live recording. The sound is clear…