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Shout out: Smooth Jazz for Scholars

If you are a jazz fan and don’t know about Jay Rowe’s Smooth Jazz for Scholars, you probably should. Here’s the back story, kids. Jay Rowe is the keyboardist for Special EFX, as well as a lot of other people. If … Continue reading

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CD Review: Marqueal R. Jordan’s Catalyst

I will preface this review by saying that while yes, Marqueal is a longtime friend thanks to Capital Jazz Cruises, you guys should know by now that knowing me doesn’t give anyone any special perks. In fact, if I know … Continue reading

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Chasing Music 2013

You know, it’s been a long time since I’ve written about music. In part because the political matters in this country had gotten to be intense enough to become distracting, and in part because I’ve gotten way busy – long story! … Continue reading

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A WordPress writing prompt

Write about your strongest memory of heart-pounding belly-twisting nervousness: what caused the adrenaline? Was it justified? How did you respond? …Way to make me remember certain things, WordPress… Honestly, I’ve had many such moments, and they all had to do … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dave Brubeck.

Just a day short of his 92nd birthday. You may remember my writeup of the time that I had gone to the Blue Note to see him play live. It was not the first time, but until age blurs the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Smooth Jazz for Scholars 2012

Once in a while, I would go out of my way for a show, knowing that I’m in for a treat, and this show right here has to be one of the highlights of this year’s jazz season. And it … Continue reading

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Chasing Music – What’s On The Menu

Whew. It just occurred to me: there hasn’t been a jazz-related post on here for quite a while, and I won’t lie, I missed writing about my favorite music. In truth, I’ve been pretty busy, both with the day job and … Continue reading

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