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October 3, 2007


Pianist George Cables Recuperating

George CablesThere’s a report from a reputable jazz-world source that pianist George Cables is recuperating from a liver and kidney transplant. He’ll certainly be in my thoughts. Cables, who’s always caught my ear on sideman dates with Dexter Gordon, Art Pepper, Woody…

April 14, 2007


Later: Bobby Hutcherson In The Mid-1970s

Bobby Hutcherson made his first appearance on a Blue Note date in 1963, playing on saxophonist Jackie McLean’s LP One Step Beyond.

November 19, 2005


Homecoming: Dexter Gordon in the Late 1970s

DexIn the late 1970s tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon returned to the United States after a fourteen-year-long sojourn in Europe; a series of wildly successful gigs and a new contract with Columbia Records persuaded him to stay. We’ll hear music from the live double-album Homecoming, as well as…

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