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Yanni’s North America Tour, Truth of Touch

Posted January 23rd, 2012 at 1:39 pm (UTC+0)
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Yanni is making a strong comeback to the United States, where he studied Psychology but fell in love with music. He will perform live in 15 states across America.

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Esperanza Spalding’s Radio Music Society

Posted January 16th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC+0)
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Radio Music Society is considered a companion to Esperanza Spalding’s 2010 best-selling album Chamber Music Society

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Gerry Mulligan, Birth of the Cool & West Coast Jazz

Posted January 6th, 2012 at 12:10 pm (UTC+0)
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Mulligan pioneered a movement known as ‘West Coast Jazz,’ and brought a light, airy style to the bari saxophone

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Miguel Zenon, The Puerto Rican Songbook

Posted December 26th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC+0)
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A great effort to preserve the early 20th century’s musical heritage of Puerto Rico

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Jeff Lorber Fusion’s Galaxy

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 6:38 pm (UTC+0)
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This new album is sort of a further evolution of the concept that this keyboardist-composer started with hit 2010 CD, ‘Now Is The Time’

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Blue Notes in Black and White: Photography and Jazz

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC+0)
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Rare accounts and photos of African-American jazz legends, with some pictures showing how moments of social tension and race in America impinged on the jazz image

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Violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, One of the Jazz Fusion Fathers

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 8:22 pm (UTC+0)
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The circumstances that introduced me to Jean-Luc Pony were a bit strange, the day after the U.S. bombed targets in Tripoli and Benghazi, Libya in 1986.

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Charlie Bisharat, a Brilliant Jazz, New Age Violinist

Posted November 10th, 2011 at 7:21 pm (UTC+0)
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Bisharat’s music can be heard on hundreds of recordings and in the soundtracks of dozens of Hollywood films and TV series

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George Benson, a Legendary American Guitarist

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 7:38 pm (UTC+0)
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He is one of America’s most successful guitarists, although most people think of him as a vocalist

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Ron Carter, a Prolific, Smart and Funky Jazz Artist

Posted October 27th, 2011 at 7:22 pm (UTC+0)
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He is the world’s most prolific jazz bassist with more than 2,000 recordings under his belt

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