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The Claudia Quintet | Royal Toast

Although it’s led by a drummer, the Claudia Quintet is not necessarily about groove.
Cuneiform (2010)
By JON GARELICK  |  May 28, 2010
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Concertizing

When I reach John Hollenbeck by phone, he's on a sojourn typical of the modern itinerant composer — a week-long teaching residency.
John Hollenbeck plays New Year's Eve! Plus, the Rempis/Rosaly duo
By JON GARELICK  |  December 18, 2009
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Streaming

It's standard operating procedure these days for young jazz bands to mix the free and the formal.
Bad Touch's Magic flow; plus Patricia Barber
By JON GARELICK  |  February 23, 2009
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Maria Schneider Orchestra

Schneider made history of sorts by winning a Grammy for 2004’s Concert in the Garden on the upstart Web-only artistShare label.
Sky Blue | artistShare
By JON GARELICK  |  August 07, 2007