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Posts tagged Coleman Hawkins

October 12, 2016

 

Norman Granz’s Jazz Scene

An anthology that helped to elevate the artistic stature of jazz.

September 7, 2015

 

Crossing The Bridge: The Return Of Sonny Rollins

In 1961 saxophonist Sonny Rollins returned from a two-year sabbatical, forming new musical alliances as he plunged into a shifting and vibrant jazz landscape.

January 7, 2013

 

Best Historical Releases Of 2012

Our annual, highly-subjective roundup of classic-jazz favorites.

February 28, 2011

 

New Coleman Hawkins Mosaic, Updates On Lunceford And Rivers

News about new and forthcoming box sets from the premier jazz reissue label.

January 25, 2011

 

Portrait of Little Jazz: A Tribute to Roy Eldridge

He could split the stratosphere with his high notes, play you sweet and low with his ballads--and woe to any other trumpeter who showed up ready to jam.

August 18, 2010

 

Mosaic Records In Discussions To Release Savory Collection

The New York Times reports that the reissue label is in talks with the National Jazz Museum to release music from the William Savory collection on CD.

October 6, 2007

 

Side Monk: Thelonious Monk As Sideman

What happened when this powerful musical personality performed on other artists' dates?

August 11, 2007

 

The King At Midpoint: Benny Carter

Carter wrote jazz standards, mastered two instruments, opened doors for black composers in Hollywood, and served as a mentor to many young jazz musicians.

December 23, 2006

 

The Night Lights Before Christmas

Holiday jazz is coming to town this week on Night Lights.

October 29, 2005

 

Moodsville 1

Jazz for jazz-loving lovers: the first of a series of shows looking at the Moodsville releases.

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