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10 Famous Jazz Saxophonists

From Bechet to Shorter and the best in-between They're all here.

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5 Great Places To Buy Vinyl Jazz Records Online

Want to find jazz music on vinyl? Here are five great online sources to find jazz records on slabs on polyvinyl chloride.

10 Essential Jazz Trumpet Albums

From Louis Armstrong to Chuck Mangione, here are 10 Essential Jazz Trumpet Albums that should be included in every jazz collection.

Freda Payne and Sean Jones Join Our Top 10

Theo Croker remains in our top spot with new albums from Freda Payne, Sean Jones Quartet and Yelena Eckemoff finding their way into our list of the Top 10 jazz records getting spins around our office.

New Jazz: Haas Kowert Tice, Yelena Eckemoff, Freda Payne and Sean Jones

Reviews of Haas Kowert Tice's You Got This, Yelena Eckemoff's A Touch Of Radiance, Freda Payne's Come Back To Me and Sean Jones' Never Before Seen.

4 Jazz Musicians Who Died Young

In general, it seems jazz musicians tend to live considerably longer than their rock contemporaries. Some jazzers are still performing well into their 80s. Some, however, died young, as this list attests.

Croker Cracks The #1 Spot

After trailing Monty Alexander down the road for 3 straight weeks, Theo Croker finds his inner Usain Bolt and rockets to #1 on our list of the Top 10 Jazz Albums for this week.

7 Jazz Vocal Tunes For Summer Lounging

Norah Jones. Mel Torme. Lena Horne. Diana Krall. Fire up the barbecue, break open the wine & enjoy 7 jazz vocal songs perfect for summer lounging.

"Little" Jimmy Scott (1925-2014)

A biography of the late "Little" Jimmy Scott, who passed away June 12, 2014 at age 88.

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New Jazz: Lagana, Bellar, Goldings And Jarrett

Reviews of Tom Lagana Group with George Garzone, Larry Goldings/Peter Bernstein/Bill Stewart, Michael Bellar And The As-is Ensemble and Keith Jarrett/Charlie Haden

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