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Jaki Byard (left) and Tommy Flanagan.
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April 25, 2013 In 1982, Jaki Byard and Tommy Flanagan played a duet date in San Francisco. Both pianists were of equal stature, among the best-respected in jazz history. But a newly released recording of that event illustrates why their differences are plenty interesting, too.
Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux's Jazz is a new guide for both novice listeners and longtime fans.
November 17, 2009 Attempting to make your way into jazz is never easy, but the jazz writer and cultural critic Gary Giddins has rendered it a bit more approachable. His new book, Jazz, is a new guide for novice listeners and longtime fans alike. Giddins picks five songs from his list of 101 entry-way jazz recordings.
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