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File: November 2009

File: November 2009

| October 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

ONE FOR THE BOOKS “My Bucket Song” by Psalm One from Psalm One on Vimeo. As we mentioned last month, the Chicago Public Library capped a “we’re not just books” promotion with a music contest, challenging Chicagoans to write songs about the city.

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The Legacy Of 1959

The Legacy Of 1959

| June 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Dave Brubeck Quartet | Miles Davis | Charles Mingus Time Out | Sketches Of Spain | Mingus Ah Um (Columbia/Legacy) For its 2009 thesis, the Legacy reissue arm of Sony Music contends 1959 was jazz’s greatest year. While Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue would establish that for any jazz novice, the label tosses three other […]

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DVD Zone: May 2009

DVD Zone: May 2009

| May 4, 2009 | 1 Comment

Jeff Beck: Performing This Week . . . Live At Ronnie Scott’s Eagle There may be no more daunting task in the music world than trying to figure out the enigma that is Jeff Beck. To quote Marlon Brando, he could have been a contender. As innovative as Hendrix, more rockin’ than Clapton, and just […]

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Miles Davis reviewed

Miles Davis reviewed

| February 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

Miles Davis Kind Of Blue: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Set (Columbia/Legacy) It’s not difficult to understand why Legacy is re-releasing Kind Of Blue for its golden anniversary, though, knowing this occasion was imminent, it could have held off on the ones that preceded it. In fact, the label jumped the gun on the birthday last September, […]

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