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Saturday, 16 April 2011 17:44

Paul Motian The Windmills Of Your Mind


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).

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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 )
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A new generation of jazz musicians, unimpeded by the idiomatic constraints of tradition, has come of age since the end of the '80s-era culture wars. One such free-thinking artist is young trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, who was first discovered by saxophonist Steve Coleman at the tender age of 19. When The Heart Emerges Glistening is his first recording for Blue Note, following his 2008 debut, Prelude...To Cora (Fresh Sound New Talent).

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Saturday, 16 April 2011 16:32

Joe Morello, drummer of "Take Five"


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 ...
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Saturday, 16 April 2011 15:37

Quincy Jones: tribute to Sidney Lumet


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

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Saturday, 16 April 2011 15:26

Violinist Billy Bang died


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

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