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August 5, 2006

 

Hip Parade: Early Mark Murphy

Mark Murphy Hip ParadePerennially-hip jazz singer Mark Murphy got his start recording for Decca in the mid-1950s, with albums that featured arrangements by Ralph Burns. Decca producer Milt Gabler, who signed Murphy, said he thought the vocalist “every bit as good as…

August 12, 2006

 

When Russell Met Baker

David BakerIn the summer of 1959 a 27-year-old David Baker and several bandmates from Indianapolis attended the Lenox School of Music…

August 19, 2006

 

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It Came From Texas

A journey deep into the heart of a state's musical heritage.

August 26, 2006

 

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Ain’t He Funky Now: Grant Green in the Early 1970s

Green's turn-of-the-decade recordings filtered the new sounds of the late 1960s through jazz guitar.

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