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Jazz Fest West is Coming Back

You may or may not have read about it when it went under in this post. Well, kids, it’s back.  Here’s the thing. I’m actually pretty happy that Omega has decided to give the fest another shot. Why? Because in … Continue reading

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The Lessons of the Recent Events in AZ.

Once again, my apologies: I cannot make a post as of yet as to what happened with the Arizona Jazz Fest. I am privy to a fair bit of info, but seeing as there are still things coming into play, on … Continue reading

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For Jeff. For Us.

Now I’m home. It’s a new year, and I’m waking up and thinking that if this is the way the year started, then it’s twice as important to make it count. It’s still difficult to believe. Still tough to absorb … Continue reading

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The Western Sky

I snapped this photo on board the Hornblower Infinity last night. Somehow, the Chuck Loeb song in the title of this post comes to mind.

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In Memoriam: Ricky Lawson

You will be missed, Ricky. Groove on at the jam session in the sky… 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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On the NY Times Smooth Jazz Article

Finally, they got it right.  While I have my own qualms with the usage of smooth jazz and other things in it – NY Times, I love your article, but please don’t lump Kenny G in with contemporary jazz, huh? That’s not winning … Continue reading

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