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December 30, 2013

 

The LP cover for Andrew Hill's Blue Note album BLACK FIRE.

1963: A Man’s Dream, A Nation’s Nightmare

It was a year of raised hopes and devastating tragedy, and the world of jazz continued to reflect both the growing unease and the youthful vitality of the times

November 9, 2009

 

Eric Dolphy bio

Dolphy ’64

Eric Dolphy's last year was one of his greatest as a musician.

January 11, 2009

 

Reissues and Historical Releases: Best of 2008

2008: not a good year for the economy, certain politicians, or the Detroit Lions. In the realm of reissues and historical releases, however, it was a surprisingly good year. A highly subjective and belated list follows, presented in alphabetical order:

June 9, 2007

 

Andrew!

Music from the LP many considered Andrew Hill’s masterpiece, Point of Departure, as well as Black Fire, Judgment, Andrew!, and more.

December 16, 2006

 

Artie Shaw Playing

More With Four: Jazz And String Quartets

What happens when a jazz artist meets a string quartet?

October 21, 2006

 

photo of Sun Ra saxophonist John Gilmore

Away From The Spaceways: John Gilmore

Tenor saxophonist John Gilmore spent most of his career with Sun Ra and his Arkestra, recording outside of Sun Ra’s band on only a handful of occasions.

May 14, 2005

 

Fragments: The Late 1960s Blue Note Recordings Of Andrew Hill

We'll hear music from two sessions done with a string quartet, a trio and septet date, and a session with Hill performing on organ.

October 30, 2004

 

Strange Enchantment: Jazz For Halloween

"Strange Enchantment" is a program of Halloween-related jazz, including music from Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Kay Starr, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and more.

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