Monthly Archives: August 2009

A Word That Makes Me Cringe

My rant against the word “jazzer” Continue reading

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Two More Trombonists

Carl Fontana and Vic Dickenson join the Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians Continue reading

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Old and New Media: An Unlikely Pair

Since starting Lubricity a couple of months ago, I’ve started to get the lay of the land as far as where people are at in dealing with jazz over the internet.  It’s really just starting to become useful as a … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Trombonists Past

I promised that I’d follow up my appreciation for Canada with a recap of the Toronto trip and the reason that I went: to look through Joe Showler’s collection of Jack Teagarden materials, living in his old house in the … Continue reading

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The Future Is Now!

Something cool is happening tonight, and you can check it out! Continue reading

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Canada, and Beyond!

I respond to Peter Hum’s post on young people in jazz and the international future for the music Continue reading

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