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New Orleans “Jazz” Fest proves my point.

By putting Lady Gaga and Elton John as headliners. You know, after Lady Gaga worked with Tony Bennett, I could see it working. The girl can sing any-damn-thing, and if you hear her and Tony do Anything Goes, you’re likely to … 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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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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