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James Farm, the new group of Joshua Redman released an album on April 26 by Nonesuch Records ...


Collection of posters of previous New Orleans festival


An unprecedented, behind-the-scenes look at jazz legends nbsp; In the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, Pannonica de Koenigswarter, known as Nica, was a constant and benevolent presence on the thriving New York jazz scene


He was a great figure of American blues ... Pianist Pinetop Perkins died   at the age of 97 years. He had just received a Grammy Award for his latest album, "Joined at the Hip", recorded with one of his old friends, Willie 'Big Eyes'Smith. Born in the cotton fields of Mississippi, Pinetop Perkins had played with Big Joe Williams, Sonny Boy Williamson and of course Muddy Waters.


Kellylee Evans has taken over Nikki Yanofsky at the Junos 2011, which are sort of the Canadian equivalent of the American Grammy Awards... The young singer received the   Juno for best jazz vocal album for her album tribute to Nina Simone.


Paul Motian never says "Stop" ... The 80 years old former drummer of Bill Evans signs a new album, "The Windmills Of Your Mind", recorded with Bill Frisell on guitar, Thomas Morfan on bass, and Petra Haden singing (daughter of Charlie Haden).


Joe Morello has died at the age of 82. Born July 17, 1928 in Springfield (Mass.), he was known for having played for nearly 10 years in the Dave Brubeck Quartet, including a solo in the famous "Take Five" in 1959 ...


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


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

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