Monthly Archives: April 2015

At Slate on the Greatness of the Golden State Warriors

They aren’t just really good.  They are better than you think they are. http://slate.me/1OIphah   Advertisements

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Archives: At WSJ on Jose James’s Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday

Interesting recording. http://on.wsj.com/1CT9UDk ‘Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday’ by José James A 21st-century tribute to Billie Holiday from José James celebrates the 100th anniversary of Lady Day’s birth. ENLARGE José James performs in New York … Continue reading

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At WSJ on Myra Melford’s Snowy Egret

One of the best recordings I’ve heard this year. http://on.wsj.com/1xsAs2I Review of ‘Snowy Egret’ by Myra Melford: Unusual Background, Unusually Good Myra Melford’s new album, ‘Snowy Egret,’ is inspired by the ‘Memory of Fire’ trilogy by the Uruguayan author Eduardo … Continue reading

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Archives: at WSJ on Jack DeJohnette’s Made in Chicago

Wonderful recording, wonderful story behind it too. http://on.wsj.com/1ECsje1 Review of Jack DeJohnette’s ‘Made in Chicago’ Jazz drummer Jack DeJohnette goes back to his roots by convening a band featuring all-star musicians from his early days in Chicago. By Martin Johnson … Continue reading

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