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One Track Mind: Bill Cunliffe Trio, “Blue Notes” from River Edge, New Jersey (2013)

1989 Monk Competition winner Bill Cunliffe is a diversely skilled pianist who puts his range to use in a variety of settings, from Latin jazz, to fusion to fruitful collaborations of straight ahead jazz.

Mort Weiss – Meets Bill Cunliffe (2011)

Clarinetist Mort Weiss, who turns 76 years young tomorrow, is ten years into a remarkable comeback after laying off working as a musician for four — that’s right — four decades.

Half Notes: Holly Hofmann and Bill Cunliffe – Three's Company (2010)

by S. Victor Aaron Although she’s made bop-oriented records for over twenty years, Holly Hoffmann is not as well known as she probably should be. A flautist of the first order, she’s the logical heir to Frank Wess’ legacy. Bill Cunliffe is accomplished in the jazz world himself, having won the Monk piano competition in 1989, recorded with some heavyRead More

Foundations Jazz Records Twofer: Curt Ramm/Dan Moretti/Bill Cunliffe & Dan Moretti

Foundations Jazz Records Twofer: Curt Ramm/Dan Moretti/Bill Cunliffe & Dan Moretti

by S. Victor Aaron So let’s see… The saxophonist has played for such big names in jazz, soul and pop such as Nile Rodgers, The Crusaders, Aretha Franklin, Mike Stern, Dave Liebman and The Temptations. Eleven of his own records have appeared on the music charts. The trumpet player has played behind Elton John, Paul Simon, David Sanborn, Levon HelmRead More

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