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The Top 10 Jazz Stories of 2010

Here, in no particular order, are some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and concerts I wrote about this year.
Ten long-players
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010
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The Top 10 Jazz Stories of 2010

Here, in no particular order, are some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and concerts I wrote about this year.
Ten long-players
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010
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One night, one jazz trifecta

True, there aren't enough paying gigs for musicians, but the live music is out there — and last Wednesday, I had to scramble to make three promising shows.
Taylor Eigsti, the October Trio, and the BC Quintet
By JON GARELICK  |  July 02, 2010
Taylor Eigsti + Becca Stevens at Scullers

Taylor Eigsti + Becca Stevens at Scullers


The 25-year-old pianist/composer Taylor Eigsti - a beautiful player by any standard - comes to Scullers with the exciting young singer/songwriter Becca Stevens (known in...
By webteam  |  June 16, 2010
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More than guitar

"I like using songs to change the environment — to get the listener's ear to be a little skewed."
Julian Lage's talent isn't just in his fingers
By JON GARELICK  |  September 11, 2009
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Fully loaded

One of the most hotly anticipated concerts of the season will be JOSHUA REDMAN's "Double Trio" concert at Berklee on January 22.
Joshua Redman, Cassandra Wilson, Lionel Loueke, and more
By JON GARELICK  |  December 30, 2008


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Guest lists

What small, private lists like this remind us is that big, honking institutional lists are largely fictions, mirages of a consensus that no longer exists, if it ever really did in the first place.
 What 30 of the Phoenix 's music critics liked this year
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 02, 2007
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Spring leaves

The provocative tripleheader bill “What Is Jazz?” was originally put together by the ropeadope label for a showcase of its roster at Tonic in New York: the Christian McBride Band , the Charlie Hunter Trio , and DJ Logic and Bobby Previte .
Jazz in the clubs and beyond
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2006
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In all languages

For the past half decade or so, saxophonist Chris Potter has alternately traveled with two of the best bandleaders in jazz, Dave Holland and Dave Douglas.
Winter concert preview: looking ahead to jazz in 2006
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2006