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Reeling in the years

Call John Pizzarelli a mensch — he's smart, chatty, and a hot ticket. Hell of a guitarist, too.
John Pizzarelli keeps jazz moving on
By JIM MACNIE  |  February 26, 2010
Diana Krall at the Bank of America Pavilion

Diana Krall at the Bank of America Pavilion


Once upon a time, Diana Krall was studying jazz at Berklee on scholarship. Since then, she’s been mentored by Rosemary Clooney, won two Grammys, sung...
By Shaula Clark  |  June 10, 2009
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Diana Krall | Quiet Nights

Jazz as the language of love is the theme of this hitmaker's 12th album, an achingly pretty tribute to the spirit, pace, and sound of the bossa nova.
Verve (2009)
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  March 23, 2009
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Marianne Faithfull | Easy Come Easy Go

The CD cover is deceptively retro Sinatra: here's Marianne encased in a lady's tux in front of a vintage microphone with "Easy" twice on the title and the subtitle "12 Songs for Music Lovers."
Decca (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  March 23, 2009
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Life lessons

At 42, the pianist and composer Danilo Pérez is everywhere.
Danilo Pérez gets into the moment
By JON GARELICK  |  September 08, 2008
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Club-to-theater update

“If you take the biggest 100 names in comedy, you’ll see 90 of them here in the next couple of years.”
Venue shifts
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  August 13, 2008


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Breaking through

In the overall retail picture, jazz accounts for about three percent of sales, and a “hit” CD is anything that exceeds 10,000 copies.
Esperanza Spalding steps up her game
By JON GARELICK  |  May 19, 2008
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Live and kicking

Yes, we suffer from an embarrassment of riches when it come to live music here in the Boston area.
Live reviews: 2007 in review
By BOSTON PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2007
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Subversive chanteuse

McKay is an odd duck — a true musical eccentric.
Nellie McKay, Paradise Rock Club, October 2, 2007
By MATT AHSARE  |  October 08, 2007
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Three nights

As usual, there was too much to see in a week that included avant-gardist Burton Greene at one end of the spectrum and crossover darling Diana Krall at the other.
5LMN2, Revelation at the Beehive, and Geni’s shakuhachi
By JON GARELICK  |  July 17, 2007

Moving minds

Despite its name, the three-year-old company called the Theatre Expansion is as much dance-oriented as theatre-focused.
The Theatre Explosion's Dancestravaganza
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 05, 2007


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Going on sale: April 13, 2007

Page McConnell, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  April 09, 2007
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Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint

Elvis Costello long ago established himself as the best songwriter of his generation.
Foray to Funkytown
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  July 14, 2006
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All that jazz

On her new album, God Machine , Emilia Dahlin has fully embraced the jazzy sound she introduced with “No End” on her previous full-length CD.
Emilia Dahlin delivers on her potential with God Machine
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 21, 2006