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Wednesday Jul 23 | Sunday Herald

Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrow

Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Drama Movies, New Orleans, Music!

Tue Jul 15, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Philly Joe Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Philly Joe Jones' birthday today! Philly Joe Jones was born with the name Joseph Rudolph Jones in the city of Philadelphia on July 15, 1923.

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Related Topix: Philly Joe Jones, Jazz

Fri Jul 11, 2014

World Magazine

Good and gone

An unspoken theme runs through the mourning occasioned by the recent deaths of the jazz pianist Horace Silver , the pop lyricist Gerry Goffin , and the R&B singers Bobby Womack and Bobby "Blue" Bland : namely, that we may not see their likes again-and that we may be worse off as a result.

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Related Topix: Horace Silver, Jazz, Brad Mehldau, Stan Getz, Black Entertainment, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Jazz: Art Blakey II

What is Jazz? A great deal of ink has been spilt and printed answering that question.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Horace Silver, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Lee Morgan

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Pieces of Silver

In the ensuing years, he become known as a prolific writer of tunes - many of which, like A'Song For My Father," A'The Preacher" and A'Sister Sadie," have become jazz standards - and a bandleader with a real ear for up-and-coming talent.

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Related Topix: Stan Getz, Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Joe Henderson, Hank Mobley

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