Monthly Archives: December 2010

New Jersey Jazz This Week: Dec. 22-28

Jazz Happenings for the Week of Dec. 22 By Alex W. Rodriguez for the Star-Ledger

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WBGO’s Love for Moody Week

WBGO’s Love for Moody Week — WBGO Blog My first post at the WBGO blog is up today, highlighting the week of special broadcasting that the station has planned to pay respects to Newark native James Moody. Click on over … Continue reading

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An Arbitrary Number of Jazz CDs I Enjoyed This Year

15 jazz CDs from 2010 that were really good Continue reading

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New Jersey Jazz This Week: Dec. 15-21

Jazz Happenings for the Week of Dec. 15 By Alex W. Rodriguez for The Star-Ledger This week: WBGO celebrates James Moody, Ralph Bowen plays in New Brunswick, McCoy Tyner and Gary Bartz at SOPAC, Dave Stryker at Shanghai and a … Continue reading

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Reflections On My First Kenny G Concert

As I mentioned below, on Friday I reviewed a Kenny G concert at the Count Basie Theater in Red Bank, NJ. If you missed it, read the review here. Believe it or not, I actually pitched this assignment to the … Continue reading

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New Jersey Jazz This Week: Dec. 8-14

Jazz Happenings for the Week of December 8 By Alex W. Rodriguez for the Star-Ledger

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Review: Kenny G in Red Bank, NJ

Kenny G is Musically Predictable, But Reliably Entertaining By Alex W. Rodriguez for the Star-Ledger There was a lot that didn’t make it into the review for this one … perhaps a Chinen-style blog follow up is in order — … Continue reading

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New Jersey Jazz This Week: Dec. 1-7

Jazz Happenings for the Week of Dec. 1 By Alex W. Rodriguez for the Star-Ledger Finally up-to-date with my blog links! This week’s links feature an all-star jam to honor Bob Cranshaw, Tony Bennett in Montclair, Rutgers and Princeton Jazz … Continue reading

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