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I’ve been watching the Ken Burns’ Jazz series, and am getting acquainted with Duke Ellington. Boy, did he live up to his nickname. Check this out: Fwah.

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(Untitled);_ylt=AkJgVibXppSKQaVptgtQi1YE1vAI Oscar Peterson, who sat atop the world of jazz piano for decades with his driving two-handed swing, technical wizardry and rapid-fire solos, died on Sunday of kidney failure, CBC Television said. He was 82. In a year that saw the death of Ed Mirvish and the Sam the Record Man flagship, Canada loses another […]

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Hover I chanced upon one of Bonnie Brett’s wonderful Elvis Costello covers on the radio the other week, and this is definitely an album I’ll be buying. I don’t usually go for cocktail vocal jazz, but the source material is obviously trustworthy. Great renditions of Love Field, I Want You, Watching the Detectives, I Want […]

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