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  1. Prestige Records' 65th Anniversary PartyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | WNYC-AM New York

    Like many a jazz label throughout history, Prestige Records was a small, independent company which happened to document greats: musicians like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk, among others. Last year marked its 65th anniversary, and among the festivities was a performance led by drummer Jamison Ross.

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  2. Prestige Records' 65th Anniversary PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | National Public Radio

    Jamison Ross performs at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Drums Competition in 2012. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz hide caption Like many a jazz label throughout history, Prestige Records was a small, independent company which happened to document greats: musicians like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk, among others.

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  3. Aaron Goldberg, "Yo Yo" from The Now (2015): Something Else! sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... from Haiti. In keeping with the island mood within the context jazz, the song follows the pattern set by Sonny Rollins many years ago with "St. Thomas," and that's where Harland gets it done with a crisp, calypso rhythm. When the pianist returns to ...

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  4. Completely New Yet Pleasantly FamiliarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Wall Street Journal

    ... made a guest appearance on one track of "Road Shows Vol. 2" (Doxy), a 2011 release by fellow saxophone legend Sonny Rollins. His last official recording was "Sound Grammar" (Sound Grammar), a live recording from 2006, which received the Pulitzer ...

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  5. All that Jazz #15Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | BrothersJudd Blog

    As I've mentioned before, the sound of the tenor saxophone is what initially drew me to jazz and that sound remains one of the things I love most about the music. And, despite my admiration for the playing of Sonny Rollins, Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Stan Getz, Joe Henderson and countless others, when I hear a tenor sax in my head, I hear Dexter Gordon By melding the huge tone and swagger of Coleman Hawkins with the melodic and rhythmic sensibilities of Lester Young and the harmonic advances of Charlie Parker, Gordon became the first great bebop tenor player and a key influence on the playing of both John Coltrane and Sonny Rollins.

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  6. Calderone Music's students and faculty perform at annual winter concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... led the SP Jazz Band with Arthur Wayne & Ben Pearl, whom performed Trake, Equinox, and Sonnymoon for Two by Sonny Rollins. The Adult Chamber Ensemble conducted by Prof. Zakian featuring Dorothy Panhorst, Daphne Cunliffe and Ruth Kallen performed ...

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  7. An Upset Either Way: Steve Lehman And Wadada Leo Smith TriumphRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    Could anyone have predicted that Steve Lehman and Wadada Leo Smith would place first and second in this year's NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll, among a field including previous winners Sonny Rollins, Vijay Iyer and Jason Moran, plus 2011 runner-up Ambrose Akinmusire? Not me, and I even had Lehman and Smith on my ballot, along with Rollins and Akinmusire. Let's not be naA ve: The jazz mainstream is wherever the major labels say it is at any given moment and Lehman's Mise en AbA m e and Smith's The Great Lakes Suite landed left-of-mainstream both musically and by provenance.

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  8. Roadshow: CHP review says motorcycle lane-splitting can be safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... but please be patient for a response. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  9. Ask Amy: Time to put a book on every bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... you have a book, you are never alone. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  10. Police reforms demanded at Oakland forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... n the community and get to know them." From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  11. Barnidge: This place serves as a powerful reminder that we all are immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Statue of Liberty some 100 years ago. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  12. Door spraying is apparently obsessiveRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... n grow quickly, and that can be fatal. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  13. Point Richmond: Controversial condos approved by divided councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... both lowered rooflines and some cash." From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  14. Carolyn Hax: Our son's fiancee thinks the car should be free, so they've stopped payingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... l joy, versus excuses to take offense. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  15. San Ramon: Central Park's new hoops courts miss rimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... would hate to see that go," she said. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  16. Horoscope: December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... a peak. AMX-2014-11-13T16:00:00-05:00 From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  17. Local sports digest: Earthquakes re-sign Steven LenhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... psen won the 1-meter event on Tuesday. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  18. Police Beat: Man arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in San CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... ent documents and commercial burglary. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  19. Richmond: Music, dance, Santa Claus and more at free Downtown Holiday FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... nd dance with New Orleans Second Line. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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  20. Stanford volleyball: Merete Lutz is walking tall for 33-1 CardinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... appearing in a record 19th Final Four. From newcomers Mario Castro and Marquis Hill to legends Chick Corea and Sonny Rollins, here is our list of the year's best jazz recordings.

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