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MQA, wherefore art thou?

What's in a name or more to the point a set of three initial capital letters? Quite a lot as it happens. As noted in these pages back in 2017...

Published: 26 Dec 2019. Updated: 29 days ago.

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80 years of Blue Note

Albert Ammons and Meade “Lux” Lewis 80 years ago were booked into a studio by Alfred Lion for his new at that time unnamed label Blue Note on 6 January...

Published: 26 Dec 2019. Updated: 29 days ago.

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Critics

Jazz critics come in two kinds: the ones we all might care to read; and the ones that we definitely do not. The latter category is where, unfortunately, the majority...

Published: 26 Dec 2019. Updated: 29 days ago.

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Jazz-cabaret choice

Surely as good a day as any to return to Sugar and Booze. Ana Gasteyer (a Broadway music theatre and US TV star) has cracked the jazzy Xmas album on...

Published: 25 Dec 2019. Updated: 30 days ago.

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Christmas album pick

The star studded Dionne Warwick & The Voices of Christmas is a marlbank pick of the 2019 holiday albums. We look at it a little and add classic seasonal playlist...

Published: 15 Dec 2019. Updated: 30 days ago.

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