*Mosaic Records will release a three-CD Select set of mid-1970s RCA Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin big-band recordings later this year.
*I can say with confidence that Peter Pullman’s long-awaited Bud Powell biography has taken a big step towards finally achieving publication–more details soon, hopefully.
Elsewhere around the jazz blogosphere this past week:
*Marc Myers wraps up a monumental interview with jazz vocal legend Chris Connor
*Doug Ramsey notes the passing of arranger Bill Finegan
*Jazz.com interviews pianist Brad Mehldau
*Trumpeter Dave Douglas discusses his silent-film-and-jazz project with NPR