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Why can't they get it right?

Why can't they get it right?
By Don Rose

The music world was saddened by the recent death of composer-arranger Ralph Burns, whose remarkable career led him from Woody Herman's two great Herds of the mid-'40s and early '50s, all the way to major successes in Hollywood and on Broadway, where he won a Tony Award for "Fosse."

Classic recordings—Wes Montgomery

Classic recordings—Wes Montgomery
by Stuart Nicholson

The Complete 'Smokin' at the Half Note', Vol.1
+Verve (J) POCJ-1816.

Wynton Kelly (p); Montgomery (g); Paul Chambers (bs); Jimmy Cobb (d).
'Half Note', New York City: 24 June 1965.
No blues. If you could see me now.
Same personnel.
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: 22 September 1965
Unit 7. Four on six. What's new.
The Complete 'Smokin' at the Half Note', Vol.2
+Verve (J) POCJ-1902.

Wynton Kelly (p); Montgomery (g); Paul Chambers (bs); Jimmy Cobb (d).
'Half Note', New York City: June 1965

The New Black Music Repertory Ensemble: 2001-2002 Season Opening

The New Black Music Repertory Ensemble:
2001-2002 Season Opening
reviewed by Rahsaan Clark Morris

The JAZZ Discography

The JAZZ Discography
compiled by Tom Lord

Version 3.3 A to Z CD-ROM
available from www.lordisco.com
$277 purchased through the website
$297 by mail, email, fax or phone—604 926-9953

Reviewed by Paul Baker

What do you get for the jazz aficionado who has everything? This comprehensive discography CD-ROM, advertised as "100 years of jazz recordings on one CD-ROM," is worth consideration. The CD-ROM compiles information contained in 26 printed volumes totaling about 15,500 pages, which were published over the past decade.

INSTALLATION

The complete Dean Benedetti recordings of Charlie Parker

The complete Dean Benedetti
recordings of Charlie Parker

reviewed by Don Rose

MOSAIC RECORDS
35 Melrose Place, Stamford Connecticut 06902
Mail order only.
7 CD Box, $112, 10 LP box $100
with 48-page booklet.

Successful Debut for JAZZ Members Orchestra Subscription Series

Successful Debut for JAZZ Members Orchestra Subscription Series
By Sue Markle

Steve Lacy at Unity Temple

Steve Lacy at Unity Temple
by Rahsaan Clark Morris

SIDEMAN

SIDEMAN
by Warren Leight
directed by Anna D. Shapiro
currently at Steppenwolf Theater

review by Steven Hashimoto

Selections from the San Franciso Jazz Festival 2001

Selections from the San Franciso Jazz Festival 2001
reviewed by Rahsaan Clark Morris

Wednesday, October 24: Tommy Flanagan, McCoy Tyner and Pharoah Sanders

Selections from the San Franciso Jazz Festival 2000

Selections from the San Franciso Jazz Festival 2000
reviewed by Rahsaan Clark Morris

Day 1
Wednesday, October 25

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