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The Van Gelder Sessions

Rudy Van Gelder Began Recording Jazz Greats Like Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Art Blakely and John Coltrane For Blue Note In His Parent’s New Jersey Living Room By Carter James ~ I often tell my friends who own record stores ...
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Cardinal Fuzz

2013: The Year of Fuzz

THIS REISSUE OF A CLASSIC RECORDING IS SOMETHING TO GET JAZZED ABOUT by Lance Barresi ~ While everyone else was talking Miley Cyrus this year, we here at Permanent were talking fuzz! Not the peach stuff on your bratty nephew’...
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Playboy Magazine’s Jazz Legacy

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Overall Review 3 / 5 - Above Average
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Weather-Report

The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981 -Weather Report

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The Review 4 / 5 - Very Good
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Miles Davis and John Coltrane

Davis & Coltrane — The Final Tour

Five legendary 1960 concerts given by Miles Davis and John Coltrane in Paris, Stockholm and Copenhagen are available for the first time in the latest volume in the award-winning Miles Davis Bootleg series By Harvey Kubernik In ...
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Sonny Criss: Imperial Sessions

By Armand Lewis Historians have dated the dawn of modern jazz in Los Angeles to December 10, 1945: the Jazz is one of the very few musical genres that has a capitol. The capitol of country music may be Nashville, but the capito...
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Teddy Wilson

The Jackie Robinson of Jazz: Teddy Wilson

Bebop And Beyond By Armand Lewis n every field, someone is the first to accomplish something. For instance, George Washington was the first U.S. President, the Wright Brothers were the first to fly in a self-powered aircraft, a...
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Chet Baker, 1983. Wikimedia Commons, Michiel Hendryckx

Chet Baker in Germany, 1979

By Armand Lewis There have been few lives as tortured, yet so prolific as Chet Baker’s. The lyrical trumpeter with the choirboy voice would record literally hundreds of albums while spending much of his life dealing with the ...
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Illinois Jacquet-Leo Parker

Illinois Jacquet and Leo Parker

TORONTO 1947 by Armand Lewis ~ There was a time when jazz was not considered an art form, but simply as popular entertainment and the louder, faster and more raucous bands were as exciting to their generation as Elvis or the Be...
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