Wayne Shorter

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    October 21, 2013

    Ginger Baker's Jazz Confusion - Musical Instrument Museum - October 18, 2013

    Ginger Baker's Jazz ConfusionMusical Instrument MuseumOctober 18, 2013 The first thing you notice about Ginger Baker is that, for a jazz drummer, he holds his sticks wrong. Of course, despite all his flirtations with African rhythms and jazz in many forms, Baker--a founding member of psychedelic ro ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008

    Superman Returns

    Bass ace brings his talented toenail clippings back to town

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    November 21, 2007
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    November 15, 2007
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    October 11, 2007

    Remembering Joe Zawinul

    Down them stairs, lose them cares

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    November 16, 2006

    The Sonny Side

    Sax after 70

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    August 7, 2003


    Shades of Blue: Madlib Invades Blue Note (Blue Note)

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    March 14, 2002

    Magic Dragon

    Phoenix Jazz Workshop brings the jam back to the East Valley

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    February 21, 2002

    Blowing Rufus' Mind

    A roundup of the latest batch of eclectica that fell through the cracks

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    May 3, 2001


    While they may not top the Billboard charts, this month's batch of jazz, blues and heritage releases is definitely worth hearing

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    April 12, 2001

    Miles Davis

    'Round About Midnight, Milestones, At Newport 1958, Jazz at the Plaza, The Essential Miles Davis, Live at the Fillmore East -- March 7, 1970: It's About That Time (Columbia/Legacy)

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    April 13, 2000


    A load of the latest in heritage as Smokin' Joe gets nasty, Bill Frisell goes to Ghost Town, Greg Osby returns to form and everyone else gets the Gumbo once-over

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    March 2, 2000

    Pompousness and Circumstance

    Gumbo gets smug as he samples some Coltrane, gets blue with Big Bill, does Duke with the Doc and feels some local Native American muse

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    January 20, 2000

    Brand New Year

    Having averted a millennial apocalypse, it's time to catch up on the latest in heritage in roots music

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    March 25, 1999

    The Wizard of Austria

    At 67, jazz great Joe Zawinul is just beginning to peak

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    December 10, 1998

    Miles Ahead

    The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions puts Miles Davis' big leap into proper perspective

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    February 26, 1998

    Rising Son

    With new album and tour, T.S. Monk confronts his father's inspired legacy