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Madeleine Peyroux "Standin 'On The Rooftop"

Thursday, 16 June 2011 16:07 Published in Cds from abroad

Two years after "Bare Bones", Madeleine Peyroux is back with her new album, "Standin 'On The Rooftop", released June 7 (Decca label). With Marc Ribot on guitar and banjo and Meshell Ndegeocello on bass )

Quincy Jones: tribute to Sidney Lumet

Saturday, 16 April 2011 15:37 Published in Others

Following the sad passing of Sidney Lumet, the director’s friend Quincy Jones released a statement paying tribute to The Pawnbroker helmer.

Violinist Billy Bang died

Saturday, 16 April 2011 15:26 Published in Others

The composer and free jazz violinist Billy Bang has died at the age of 63 ...  

Grammy Awards

Saturday, 16 April 2011 15:22 Published in Awards

On 6 April 2011 the Recording Academy announced a major overhaul of many Grammy Award categories. From 2012, the number of categories will fall from 109 to 78. Some categories will be discontinued, others will be merged or renamed.  Regarding jazz two categories will be removed : the Best Contemporary Jazz Album and the Best Latin Jazz Album Dictionnaire