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The Harmonica-Playing Baron Of Belgium

Whistling guitarist and harmonica master Toots Thielemans has played in everything from Charlie Parker’s band to commercials for ...

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Chris Ziemba On Piano Jazz

Buffalo native Christopher Ziemba is a young pianist and composer, currently honing his craft at the Eastman School ...

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Why One Saxophonist Covered His Idol

Steve Lehman’s new album Dialect Fluorescent ends with a song called “Mr. E,” a composition written by jazz ...

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Cecil Taylor: The Pianist Who’s Also An Orchestra

He broke all the rules of jazz and improvised music — and that was in the 1950s. Now ...

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