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Matthew Ruddick

Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: November 2018
Heartfelt and engaging tribute to Chet, shining a light on some of the lesser-known aspects of his long career.
Published in Gigs
Adventurous collaboration from acid jazz trio.
Published in New Releases
Friday, 23 November 2018 20:37

Camilla George - The People Could Fly

Camilla can fly.
Published in New Releases
Saturday, 10 November 2018 19:00

Thelonious Monk - Monk

Gearbox Records serves a AAA album of previously unreleased Monk Quartet on a vinyl platter.
Published in New Releases
Music with fangs.
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Rather than publish a CD review today, Kind Of Jazz is publishing an old interview - from 2007 - with the late trumpet player, Roy Hargrove. A giant of a player, he was an important influence of a generation of jazz and R'n'B stars, and will be greatly missed.
Published in Interviews
Friday, 02 November 2018 17:18

GG - 4am Angel

Melodies for body and soul.
Published in New Releases

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