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Colossus

Sonny Rollins, the Colossus By Mark Jacobson, Men’s Journal Sep 2013 At 82, Sonny Rollins is one of the last jazz originals. He still tours, records, and practices three hours a day, convinced he’s still got something to learn – … Continue reading

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Jazz is dead… again

Scott Timberg, writing on Salon, asks “Did the American Songbook kill jazz?” Benjamin Schwartz of the Atlantic declares, “The End of Jazz“. The occasion for this who-dunnit with jazz as the victim is the publication of Ted Gioia’s The Jazz Standards, … Continue reading

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