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2001 Stories by Dave McElfresh

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  • Paperback Writers

    published December 20, 2001

    Lots of colorful musician biographies have recently been added to bookstore shelves, as well as a handful of other unique music tomes.... More >>

  • Standards and Practices

    published November 8, 2001

    Sparing no expense and subjecting himself to an appalling level of moral compromise, Gumbo has secured numerous seedy contacts in the music... More >>

  • Sax Relief

    published September 13, 2001

    Face it, the National Endowment for the Arts isn't leaving many jazz and blues guys all that well-endowed, which, if you make a living wailing... More >>

  • Forbidden Fruit

    published July 12, 2001

    So your niece thinks world music means the Spanish version of the latest Christina Aguilera album. And your kid brother believes that jazz... More >>

  • Book 'Em

    published June 21, 2001

    Given rock's smutty half-century, it's a wonder that The Mammoth Book of Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll (Carroll and Graf), edited by Jim... More >>

  • Eccentricities

    published May 3, 2001

    How do jazz players come up with the bucks to pay the rent? Do they sell plasma? Stuff envelopes at home? And was that famed jazz saxophonist... More >>

  • Life Goes On

    published March 15, 2001

    Far too many dead folks recently: The god of American natural guitar, John Fahey, bought the farm less than 48 hours after undergoing a... More >>

  • Alive and Kicking

    published February 1, 2001

    Damn, Gumbo didn't know jazz had died until he watched the Ken Burns series Jazz. Killer history you handed over, guy, but thanks so much... More >>

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