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At WSJ on Ambrose Akinmusire and Jonathan Finlayson

Really great new work from leading young trumpeters Link copied… MUSIC REVIEW ‘Origami Harvest’ by Ambrose Akinmusire and ‘3 Times Round’ by Jonathan Finlayson They are trumpeters with similar backgrounds, yet their career paths and new recordings are striking contrasts. … Continue reading

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From Way Downtown 01: Stop Laughing at The Kings

  NBA fans, you don’t need me to tell you that the Thunder’s slow start is a problem or that the 76ers lack of outside shooting should disqualify them from the championship conversation for now.  But there is off the … Continue reading

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At WSJ on Turner/Iverson Temporary Kings

MUSIC REVIEW ‘Temporary Kings’ Review: Alluringly Reserved Ethan Iverson and Mark Turner team up on an austere and elegant album that belongs to a growing field known as chamber jazz. Ethan Iverson and Mark Turner in 2017 PHOTO: ROBERT LEWIS/ECM RECORDS 2 COMMENTS … Continue reading

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At WSJ on Kandace Springs Indigo

‘Indigo’ by Kandace Springs Review: Adding Emotion Through Precision On her new release, the soulful jazz pianist and vocalist is self-assured, distinctive and strikingly contemporary. Kandace Springs PHOTO: JEFF FORNEY 0 COMMENTS By Martin Johnson Sept. 6, 2018 4:39 p.m. ET Pianist and … Continue reading

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like. Episode 16, The Big Picture

In which, I begin to envision a life outside of working all the time. It’s at Medium View story at Medium.com

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like, Episode 15. Friday Night Lights

Aisle 2, Episode 15.  Sometimes I think work is my religion.  Sometimes I think determination is. Here is it at Medium https://medium.com/@martinjohnson_76387/life-on-aisle-2-episode-15-friday-night-lights-b0ec5926b9d0

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Life on Aisle 2: This is What Plan C Looks Like. Episode 14 My Body My Self

Ah, the vagaries of aging, resisting it, and toxic workplaces.  All of it contained here. Yes, at Medium View story at Medium.com

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