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Bruce Ricker, a filmmaker best known for The Last of the Blue Devils , his early documentary about Kansas City blues and jazz musicians, as well as a series of well-received music-doc collaborations with Clint Eastwood, died on May 13.

Jazz trumpeter Snooky Young, who played for more than two decades in "The Tonight Show" band died last Wednesday. He was 92.


Saxophonist and flutist Zim Ngqawana, among the most accomplished South African jazz musicians of his generation died Monday evening in Johannesburg. He was 52


Music Land is a Silly Symphonies animated Disney short released in 1935.In an attempt to bridge the gap between classical music and jazz, the short features music from Beethoven's   Eroica and Wagner's The Ride of the Valkyries as well as various popular classical, jazz and miscellaneous tunes.



The Cover Art of Blue Note Records: The Collection by Graham Marsh   & Glyn Callingham.

With over 400 of the best covers in the record label's history, The Cover Art of Blue Note Records is an essential collection for every jazz fan.


For the ninth consecutive year the best representatives of contemporary European music will gather in Preveza in western Greece for the well known PREVEZA JAZZ FESTIVAL.


For eleven consecutive years, the European Jazz Festival in   "Technopolis", Athens welcomes some of the most creative European musicians. Artists of the European Jazz scene and many promising young musicians will perform for the biggest jazz event of Athens.

25 years after 'Tutu's' release, Miller — now 52 — explores his '80s collaboration with Miles Davis on 'Tutu Revisited,' a double album that was recorded live in France in 2009.

After his tribute to John Coltrane two years ago, the American crooner borrows from contemporary pop in his new album, "The Gate", released this Monday, May 9 at Universal Jazz.

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