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Archive for August 2006

August 5, 2006

 

Hip Parade: Early Mark Murphy

Perennially-hip jazz singer Mark Murphy got his start recording for Decca in the mid-1950s...

August 12, 2006

 

When Russell Met Baker

In the summer of 1959 David Baker and several bandmates from Indianapolis attended the Lenox School of Music. There they met George Russell, a jazz composer...

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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