More Favorites of 2014: Peter Brendler and Captain Black Big Band

Ok folks, a couple more of my favorite albums from the last year (and as always, the whole list can be found here).... Peter Brendler, Outside the Line (Posi-tone) - What a sizzling, fun, and adventurous date. Bassist Brendler, joined by the unbeatable front line of tenor saxist Rich Perry and trumpeter Peter Evans, and …

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Savion Glover Collapses Music/Dance Binary on New DVD

The press materials to master tap dancer Savion Glover's new DVD, entitled Fours, includes a perfect description of what the viewer can expect: "4 NEA Jazz Masters + the world's greatest tap dancer = a tsunami of rhythm." The performances, captured live at the Blue Note, consist of four jams, each one pairing Glover with …

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