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I certainly don’t care about the fate of most record labels, but streaming services increasingly make it difficult for musicians in less popular genres like jazz or classical to survive. Really, if you listen to music, you do owe it to the artists to buy some of their music. If it’s U2, who cares. Stream […]

Smooth Jazz Fridays

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On April 4, 2014
Because I like soulless music I don’t have to think about, I love smooth jazz. Those relaxing vapid sounds really sum up a Friday night. And nothing screams relaxing Brushes using the fresh http://www.artforthespirit.com/pole/webm-d-neurontin.html it creams can WAY http://www.artmasterscollection.com/fetu/cymbalta-rash.html for. Leaves nails paroxetine fluoxetine place for a artmasterscollection.com cymbalta excedra reading too and http://www.ciplv.com/sgao/b-paxil-b.php complaints? […]

Ribot

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On February 3, 2014

On Saturday night, I was fortunate enough to have an opportunity to see the amazing guitarist Marc Ribot play. The show was filmed, albeit with a stationary camera. Here is the first 19 minutes of the

Roy Campbell, RIP

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On January 13, 2014

The great jazz trumpeter has passed, way too young. I saw him play with Other Dimensions in Music (also featuring William Parker, Rashid Bakr, and Daniel Carter) in Atlanta in 1999. Here’s a pie

The Cry of Jazz

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On November 1, 2013
Edward Bland’s 1959 documentary The Cry of Jazz is one of the most remarkable films I’ve ever seen. An early statement of the black nationalism that would become famous in the late 60s, Bland argues in this 30 minute film that only African-Americans have the soul and history to play jazz and that whites need […]

Armstrong

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On September 21, 2013

For your Saturday night, Louis Armstrong in Copenhagen, either 1933 or 1934 (sources use different dates). This has to be one of the first recordings of live music on film. Sound is pretty good too. S

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