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Jeff Goldblum Has a Number One Jazz Album. It Only Took Him 50 Years

The actor-keyboardist used to bluff his way into playing piano bars as a teen. Now at 66, he explains why he recorded his debut album

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John Coltrane and the End of Jazz

Dominic Green on putting the saxophonist’s classic quartet’s ‘lost album’ in its context.

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At 70, Smithsonian Folkways Is An Antidote To Music Algorithms

Smithsonian Folkways, known for its broad-based music catalog, wants to surprise you with sounds you didn't even know existed. The treasured American label turns 70 years old on May 1.

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Quincy Jones Has a Story About That | GQ

Quincy Jones has run with Frank Sinatra. Michael Jackson. Malcolm X. Prince. Tupac. Even Leni Riefenstahl—and the 84-year-old music legend has a tale for every famous name.

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The mysterious origins of jazz

The anniversary of the first jazz recording 100 years ago also marks the beginning of debates that are still ongoing, writes Christian Blauvelt.

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"Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook" Coming Soon From Analog Spark | Analog Planet

Originally released as a double LP back in 1956, Ella Fitzerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book was both the first of her eight "songbook" albums and the first release on Norman Granz's then brand new Verve Records (MG V-4001/2).

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These are the 20 best-selling vinyl records of 2016 so far

When meeting a new person, one of the most common questions asked to get a conversation going is “What music do you listen to?”

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Utah Jazz unveil new uniforms, logos and court design | Deseret News

After logo changes were leaked Wednesday, team announces multiple other changes to its look for the upcoming season

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Duke Ellington: National Jazz Museum in Harlem to Auction Late Musician's Personal Belongings

From Yahoo Finance: Invaluable, the world’s leading online marketplace for fine art, antiques and collectibles, today announced that is partnering with Guernsey’s, the New York City-based auction house, to offer online bidding on the Forever Ellington

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Googie Rene Combo - The Chiller - CLASS 312 DJ.

DJ Lucien * POPCORN BEAT * ORIGINAL VINYL * Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for

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Miles Davis: Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4 | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

Even the most optimistic fan might not have been able to foresee the long-term vitality of Miles Davis' posthumous catalog. Thanks to multi-disc box sets that have unearthed all the (thrilling) studio sessions that went into iconic fusion albums

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Ornette Coleman Dies at 85; Composer and Saxophonist Reshaped Jazz - NYTimes.com

Mr. Coleman was a leader in making jazz less beholden to rules of harmony and rhythm.

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Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth review – a celebration of a true original

A revealing ‘meditation’ on Billie Holiday focuses on her talent, rather than the tragedy

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Four Bands You Have to See at Chicago Jazz Festival

More than four dozen acts will play over the course of four days this weekend. Here’s one to see on each of them.

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The stars move in for Chicago Jazz Festival week

For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival , which runs Thursday through Aug. 31.

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City's oldest musician, jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos dies at 103

Lionel Ferbos, a trumpeter and icon of New Orleans’ traditional jazz scene hailed as the city’s oldest musician, performing well past his 102nd birthday, has died, just 2 days after celebrating his 103rd birthday this week.

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A Crash Course in Jazz Appreciation

Jazz. It's the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about. Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons. For starter