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Keep On Keepin’ On, A Film about Swing and Bebop Trumpeter Clark Terry

Whatever force responsible for this triumphant triumvirate culminated in a grand and glorious documentary film, Keep On, Keepin’ On – at the Ritz at the Bourse beginning on November 21st, which depicts the life and times of the celebrated trumpet and flugelhornist Clark Terry and his heartwarming relationship with 13-year-old blind pianist, Justin Kauflin. via […]

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Ukelele group give top tracks a fresh twist

Led Zeppelin, Coldplay, Johnny Cash, Deep Purple all performed by a ukulele ensemble via Ukelele group give top tracks a fresh twist | Latest-News | Bands-and-Music | Entertainment | WindsorExpress.

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The science of the double bass

Legend is a word that definitely applies to jazz double-bassist Ron Carter. He has performed on well over 2,000 recordings. Having risen to prominence with The Miles Davis Quintet, Carter has provided a solid base for such diverse artists as Cannonball Adderley, Lena Horne, B.B. King, The Kronos Quartet, Luther Vandross and A Tribe Called […]

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Take a look at “Peter Williams” on Google Play!

https://play.google.com/store/music/artist?id=Ajzvmbtwrs2pfi2b54dkwdwocgu

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Jazz Articles: Photo Gallery: Peter Erskine’s Candids of Jaco Pastorius – By Peter Erskine — Jazz Articles

Some great photos of Jaco Pastorius taken by the great Peter Erskine http://jazztimes.com/articles/123940-photo-gallery-peter-erskine-s-candids-of-jaco-pastorius

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Sonny Rollins – Road Shows Vol. 3

Yet another live album from this Dinosaur of jazz. It’s due to hit the streets this May, and it features the first recording of Patanjali – an original Sonny Rollins composition. http://www.sonnyrollins.com/

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Bennie Maupin

Here’s a great article about Bennie Maupin. ” It’s not often you get to play on a classic jazz album, but Bennie Maupin has played on two – Miles’s Bitches Brew and Herbie Hancock’s Headhunters.” http://www.thelastmiles.com/interviews-bennie-maupin.php

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10 things you should know about Meschiya Lake

Her modest height combined with her great gift for music makes her, along with Reese Witherspoon and Truman Capote, one of the most concentrated sources of talent ever to grace the streets of New Orleans She has travelled the world, not just as a singer, but as a circus performer As a circus performer she would […]

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New Bop Soup Tour being planned

We are now taking bookings for Bop Soup between the 11th and 15th of April 2014. This time we aim to suceed in booking enough gigs to get our friend and colleague Bert Boeren to come over from Holland and add his virtuoso trombone magic to an already remarkable quartet.

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Phoenix from the flames

Bert Boeren was all set to come to Copenhagen next week for a series of Bebop concerts that would blow the socks off of anyone lucky enough to be in the audience. We are still playing two of the concerts with a superb quartet that was put together to feature the world renowned trombonist. Bert, however, will not […]

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