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Thelonious Monk and the Dawn of the LP

By Armand Lewis In 1948, two major forces in recorded music were unleashed on the record buying public. Columbia Records had finally perfected the Long Playing (LP) vinyl record — a technological breakthrough which would libe...
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Genius Never Waits

A new bootleg series release captures some of the Miles Davis’ seminal performances during two decades of the Newport Jazz Festival By Harvey Kubernick Miles Davis’ 20-year association as an artist at impresario George Wein...
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The Best of Muddy Waters

Harvey Kubernik talks to Marshall Chess, Robbie Robertson, Andrew Loog Oldham and Bill Wyman about the legacy of Muddy Waters and the 60th anniversary of his debut album, The Best of Muddy Waters By Harvey Kubernik Few pieces o...
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Wayne Shorter Returns to Blue Note

Time And Age Can’t Diminish Wayne Shorter By Armand Lewis ayne Shorter is one of the few chameleons in jazz. Adaptable to any musical setting he finds himself in, the saxophonist’s career spans everything from the hard ...
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Detroit Rising: A Cosmic Jazz Funk Adventure

By RCN Staff Down Jazz Records has forwarded the funk. Detroit Rising: A Cosmic Jazz Funk Adventure, on sea-green vinyl, is the latest tentacle of the George Clinton P-Funk octopus of mammoth proportions. While the man himself ...
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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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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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Coltrane: An Appreciation

With the release of a new record that pairs jazz giant John Coltrane with Thelonious Monk, RCN examines his lasting musical influence    By Harvey Kubernik Saxophonist John Coltrane died on July 17, 1967 in Long Island, NY af...
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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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