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DONALD HARRISON’S JAZZ GUMBO

JAZZ GUMBO Finding unity in the musical universe of saxophonist Donald Harrison. by CRISTOFER GROSS RECORDINGS Click image to shop Amazon for CDs and LPs. New Orleans Gumbo (2013) Dr. John Meets Donald Harrison Quantum Leap (2012) Donald Harrison This is Jazz (2011) Donald Harrison, with Ron Carter, Billy Cobham Spirits of Congo Square (2000) […]

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For the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, ten who have spent their professional life in theater share favorite experiences when his words gave the theater life. April 23 marked the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The body of work he left was so alive with poetry, characters, insight and inspiration, that it […]

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GREGORY PORTER AND DIANNE REEVES

Liquid Spirit by Gregory Porter A Beautiful Life by Dianne Reeves REEVES AND PORTER SATISFY Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter share the bill in Costa Mesa The Orange County big-venue jazz year got off to an encouraging start January 16, with Dianne Reeves and Gregory Porter each performing solid hour-plus sets at the Segerstrom Center […]

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BILLY CHILDS AND LAURA NYRO

TREASURE FOUND Billy Childs brings Laura Nyro’s music back to the glory river. DISCOVER THE MUSIC Purchase recordings mentioned in interview Click image to shop Amazon for CDs and LPs or the Apple Music button for iTunes digital. Map to the Treasure Billy Childs   Pianist-composer-arranger Billy Childs brought two “Map to the Treasure” tours […]