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Reading “Blues People” by LeRoi Jones

My review of “Blues People” by LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka) 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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Duke’s Bones and More

Six new profiles up at jazz.com — including the famous trombone trio that shaped the Ellington sound in the 1930s. Continue reading

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