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  1. John McLaughlin -- Modern Jazz GuitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | All About Jazz

    Six strings, ten fingers, improvisation, and a sense of adventure: these are the tools required to play modern jazz guitar. While guitar greats like Wes Montgomery and Jim Hall laid the foundation for bop guitar, a whole new crop of musicians came of age starting in the late '60s.

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  2. [Weekender] LP designer puts new spin on analog musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Korea Herald

    The vinyl market in South Korea died out long ago with the emergence of compact discs in the mid-1980s and digital music in the 1990s. Now, music listeners can simply download any song in 10 seconds for a dollar.

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  3. Larry Coryell: Less Rock, More JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | All About Jazz

    We were just trying to be different. We didn't just want to emulate our jazz heroes; we felt that was not correct... In order to work I had to come forward with some fresh ideas, so I just gravitated naturally to mixing styles.

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  4. Jeff Beck - It's All About The Jazz [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    His acclaimed work with The Jeff Beck Group that introduced us to Rod Stewart and The Yardbirds had elevated him to the level of Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton. Beck had been listening to the early fusion bands that were merging jazz and rock particularly the band The Mahavishu Orchestra which featured John McLaughlin , Jan Hammer .

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  5. 50 Years of A Love Supreme and 50 MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Rarely do artists dead for nearly 50 years manage to continue to influence the music industry today. Sam Cooke, Eddie Cochran, Cole Porter, and so many more formidable musicians who died in the 1960's still sell music today, but few come close to the voracity of John Coltrane's music-selling ability.

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  6. The ten best jazz guitarists of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Denver Westword

    In jazz discussions, the saxophonists and the trumpeters generally dominate the conversation, and rightly so. Equally as integral to the music, though, is the rest of the band.

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  7. Critically Acclaimed Guitarist Shambhu To Debut At Croce's Park West On May 18thRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Mi2n

    Email: nvineberg@gmail.com Website: http://www.shambhumusic.com San Diego, Calif. - Newly landed San Diego resident and contemporary instrumental guitarist Shambhu will make his official San Diego debut at Croce's Park West on May 18th starting at 6 pm.

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  8. New in the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    1 - This two disc set has an extended improvisation, , and a suite . Los Angeles trumpeter Rosenboom and his colleagues have the spark in them, the connection to that nexus where head, heart, and spirit collide.

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  9. Zakir Hussain Brings Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections to Carnegie Hall TonightRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The one-of-a-kind performance fuses the sounds of traditional Celtic instruments with the tabla, bamboo flute, and Carnatic violin, providing a rich and unique musical experience that explores cross-cultural sounds and rhythms rarely heard together. This unique collaboration originated when Hussain was invited to perform with musicians at the opening night gala of Glasgow's annual Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland in 2011, and after just days of rehearsing, they kicked off what many deem the most successful festival in years.

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  10. Woodenhead to celebrate 40 years of crafting complex, instrumental rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NOLA.com

    Woodenhead's Jimmy Robinson, left, Fran Comiskey, Mark Whitaker and Paul Clement. The band celebrates its 40th anniversary at Tipitina's on April 2, 2015.

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  11. Tilson Thomas leads London Symphony in victory lap at Disney HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Los Angeles Times

    Michael Tilson Thomas and the London Symphony Orchestra go back a long way. One of their earliest collaborations was a terrific 1974 album with guitarist John McLaughlin and the Mahavishnu Orchestra called "Apocalypse," now seen as a landmark of jazz-rock's Golden Age.

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  12. Critically Acclaimed Guitarist Shambhu To Debut At Croce's Park West On May 18thRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | Mi2n

    Email: nvineberg@gmail.com Website: http://www.shambhumusic.com San Diego, Calif. - Newly landed San Diego resident and contemporary instrumental guitarist Shambhu will make his official San Diego debut at Croce's Park West on May 18th starting at 6 pm.

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  13. Chan Centre Welcomes Zakir Hussain TonightRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the return of one of their most popular artists, Indian tabla maestro Zakir Hussain, tonight, March 21 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Known the world over for his masterful talent on percussion and esteemed intercultural collaborations, Hussain has long been fascinated by the connection of his native country's music to the music revered by the Celtic nations.

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  14. Hot Ticket: Zakir Hussain's Celtic ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    When tabla master Zakir Hussain was a boy growing up in India, he had a musical experience that he never forgot. He was just 10 years old, and taking part in an annual procession that involved an array of musicians, from street artists to marching bands.

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  15. Jesse Cook's fingers will fly in NewtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    As a child growing up in France, and then Canada, Jesse Cook sampled his parents' record collection and, like most kids, he took a liking to artists like The Beatles and Ray Charles. But that record collection also included works by gypsy guitarists Manitas de Plata, Django Reinhardt and the classical maestro Andres Segovia.

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  16. From dirt to the divine: 50 years of 'A Love Supreme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Fifty years ago this month, John Coltrane released A Love Supreme to the world. It is one of those rare albums that exists in the realms of the physical, the cerebral, and the spiritual.

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  17. Zakir Hussain to Bring Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections to Carnegie Hall, 3/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Saturday, March 28, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, Grammy Award-winning tabla maestro Zakir Hussain brings together some of the world's top Indian and Celtic musicians for Zakir Hussain's Pulse of the World: Celtic Connections. The one-of-a-kind performance fuses the sounds of traditional Celtic instruments with the tabla, bamboo flute, and Carnatic violin, providing a rich and unique musical experience that explores cross-cultural sounds and rhythms rarely heard together.

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  18. Campbell Brothers take on Coltrane's 'Supreme' challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Fifty years after its release, the spiritual journey that is John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme" remains one of the most essential, and perhaps the most beautiful, recordings in the jazz canon. Never before - or since - had spirituality and jazz been as indelibly entwined in such a poignant and powerful manner as 'Trane's four-song, 33-minute recommitment to the divine.

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  19. Billy Cobham to Release Live Albums from 1992 Tokyo ConcertRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Much to the excitement of drummers and jazz aficionados worldwide, drum legend Billy Cobham will be releasing two live albums on Cleopatra Records. The first is 'Mirror's Image' on February 17 , follwed by 'Reflected Journey' on April 28 .

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  20. Presents Kai Eckhardt & Ariane Cap in Vallejo, CA, February 28th - Win TicketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Bass Player

    Bass Player Presents is happy to help spread the good word about two badass bassists hooking up for a date delving into the down low. Kai Eckhardt's credits include top jazz stars as John McLaughlin and Billy Cobham.

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