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Monterey Jazz 2011: A Recap
In Conversation With Pianist Bill Carrothers
In Conversation With Pianist Helen Sung
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September 21, 2011 A bassist to jazz stars, Colley plays his own scorching tunes with Chris Potter and Antonio Sanchez.
September 21, 2011 He grew up in nearby Santa Cruz. Now a world-class saxman, he came home with a funky, electric band.
September 21, 2011 Paired with old friends, the pianist's soft touch and luminous chord voicings were especially ripe.
September 21, 2011 The outspoken ambassador of Latin jazz led a tight band, featuring the aggressive rapper Rico Pabón.
September 21, 2011 The Cuban singer-songwriter conjures up a New Orleans fantasy with a band of jazz musicians.
September 21, 2011 She writes knotty tunes, plays trumpet and sings. And her agreeable band executed her unusual ideas.
September 16, 2011 Too many bands on too many stages requires advance planning. Here's our itinerary for the weekend.
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