When I discovered that saxophonist Jimmy Heath’s daughter, Roslyn, was employed by the same hospital…
Does Charlie Parker Still Matter? By Neil Tesser
Gary Bartz, Vincent Herring and Bobby Watson discuss the primacy of Charlie Parker. By Bob Weinberg PLUS… A guide to the best of Charlie Parker's recordings; six artists share their thoughts on Charlie Parker; observations and insights by Charlie Parker and others.
Sergio Mendes collaborates in The Key of Joy.
Charles Lloyd celebrates his eighth decade with a new concert release.
Lakecia Benjamin offers a fresh tribute to John and Alice Coltrane.
Nduduzo Makhathini finds a home on Blue Note Records.
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