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Jazz Musician of the Day: Billy Taylor

Jazz Musician of the Day: Billy Taylor

All About Jazz is celebrating Billy Taylor's birthday today! Billy Taylor encompassed that rare combination of creativity, intelligence, vision, commitment and leadership, qualities that made him one of our most cherished national treasures. The distinguished ambassador of the jazz community to the world-at-large, Dr. Billy Taylor\'s recording career spans nearly six decades. He has also composed ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Lacy

Jazz Musician of the Day: Steve Lacy

All About Jazz is celebrating Steve Lacy's birthday today! Steve Lacy, one of the greatest soprano saxophonists of all time and a New England Conservatory faculty member since fall 2002, died Friday [June 4th, 2004] at New England Baptist Hospital. The jazz master who once defined his profession as “combination orator, singer, dancer, diplomat, poet, dialectician, ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Al Di Meola

Jazz Musician of the Day: Al Di Meola

All About Jazz is celebrating Al Di Meola's birthday today!

Al Di Meola holds the most prestigious guitar awards (of any guitarist in the world) from the highest rated guitar poll in the world, Guitar Player Magazine. He has been known throughout the world for the past two and a half decades as one of the ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Sonny Clark

Jazz Musician of the Day: Sonny Clark

All About Jazz is celebrating Sonny Clark's birthday today! Conrad Yeatis “Sonny" Clark was an American jazz pianist who mainly worked in the hard bop idiom. Contents Clark was born and raised in Herminie, Pennsylvania, a coal mining town southeast of Pittsburgh. At age 12, he moved to Pittsburgh. When visiting an aunt in California at ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob McHugh

Jazz Musician of the Day: Bob McHugh

All About Jazz is celebrating Bob McHugh's birthday today! Bob McHugh has been playing jazz clubs,festivals,halls,private parties, and restaurants in the NY metro area for over forty years. Be it solo,duo,trio or big band Bob has done it. His styles include, but are not limited to jazz,rock,blues,and fusion. Bob has recorded three albums for Outstanding Records,and ...

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Interview With Don Howatt Of The Apostle Fractal: Progressive Rock Lives On

Q: Pardon my ignorance, but what does the Apostle Fractal mean? A: The short answer is The APOSTLE Fractal is just the name of our band. The long answer is a bit more complicated. “APOSTLE” was a name I had in mind for a band for a long time. As a young boy I would draw ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Carmell Jones

Jazz Musician of the Day: Carmell Jones

All About Jazz is celebrating Carmell Jones' birthday today! An excellent hard bop trumpeter, Carmell Jones would probably have been much better-known today if he had not moved to Europe in the mid-\'60s at the height of his career. In 1960, after two years in the army and two years at the University of Kansas as ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: David King

Jazz Musician of the Day: David King

All About Jazz is celebrating David King's birthday today!

David has been playing guitar since he was 8 but it became a serious concern when, in his teens he started going to gigs at Glasgow\'s legendary venue The Apollo in the early eighties witnessing guitar hero\'s galore including Alex Lifeson, Angus Young, and Andy Summers... Read ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Vince Guaraldi

Jazz Musician of the Day: Vince Guaraldi

All About Jazz is celebrating Vince Guaraldi's birthday today! By Derrick Bang Like most so-called overnight successes, Vincent Anthony Guaraldi—who forever described himself as “a reformed boogie-woogie pianist"—worked hard for his big break. The man eventually dubbed “Dr. Funk" by his compatriots was born in San Francisco on July 17, 1928; he graduated from Lincoln High ...

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Jazz Musician of the Day: Cal Tjader

Jazz Musician of the Day: Cal Tjader

All About Jazz is celebrating Cal Tjader's birthday today! Cal Tjader crafted one the sleekest and most distinctive sounds in Latin jazz. His cool, shimmering, jazz vibes, gliding fluidly atop fiery, hot Afro-Cuban rhythms, made for a sonic signature that helped introduce the genre into a mainstream audience. Cal Tjader’s mother was a concert pianist, his ...


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