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Oct 31, 2013 | Wall Street Journal

Mashups, 'Woogie-Boogie' and Asian Arts

The spirit of Art Blakey hovers directly over this inspired duo, who first performed together more than 10 years ago: JoAnne Brackeen, justifiably celebrated as the first female Jazz Messenger, was a worthy successor to the band's great pianists, especially the late Cedar Walton.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Art Blakey, Joanne Brackeen, Cedar Walton, Ravi Coltrane, Black Entertainment, John Coltrane

Mon Sep 30, 2013

The Winnipeg Free Press

jazz review sept30

THERE were a lot of good friends onstage in spirit Sunday afternoon as a crack quintet paid tribute to the legendary Blue Note jazz label.

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Related Topix: Blue Note, Jazz, Bud Powell, Horace Silver, Wayne Shorter, Eric Alexander

Sun Sep 15, 2013

All About Jazz

Hank Mobley: Hank Mobley

Since round about fall 2007, Music Matters has been in the business of releasing classic Blue Note records from the 1950s and 1960s, many currently unavailable on CD, on 180-gram vinyl pressings made at 45-rpm .

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Related Topix: Jazz

Tue Aug 20, 2013

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Cedar Walton on "Giant Steps"

Cedar Walton, a powerful hard-bop pianist who appeared on more than 400 recordings and combined a meaty, rhythmic playing style with sensitive, delicate solos, died August 19. He was 79. [Photo of Cedar Walton and Hank Mobley during Mobley's Third Season session in 1967 by Francis Wolff] During an interview in 2011, Cedar told me that his ability ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cedar Walton, Jazz, Nat 'King' Cole, Art Tatum, Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, Clare Fischer

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