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Mosaic Announces John Handy Set

John HandyMosaic Records has announced a forthcoming 3-CD Select set of saxophonist John Handy’s mid-1960s Columbia recordings, including some previously unreleased material from a 1967 concert performance. Other soon-to-be-issued projects include Louis Armstrong’s 1930s and 40s Decca recordings (March 2009), and a three-CD set of pianist Denny Zeitlin’s mid-1960s Columbia albums (February 2009). For more about John Handy, check out last year’s Night Lights program Handy With the Horn and read a Night Lights interview with him.

On a dispiriting note, the Ahmad Jamal set has run into some difficulties and has been pushed back to a late-2009 release date.

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