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Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne, jazz singer: Something Else! Interview

Beverley Beirne joins Sammy Stein to discuss her entertaining new album ‘JJWTHF: Jazz Just Wants To Have Fun,’ and the role of coincidence in her art.

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, April 28, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, April 28, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

On this night, the absolutely unflappable Whisperin’ Bill Anderson gave his Wisconsin admirers a clinic on ‘How to Deal with Performance Adversity.’

Robbie Dupree, Chicago, Yes’ Peter Banks + Others: Five for the Road

Robbie Dupree, Chicago, Yes’ Peter Banks + Others: Five for the Road

Robbie Dupree, Chicago and Peter Banks are part of the latest edition of Five for the Road, an occasional look at music that’s been in my car lately.

Chicago, “You Get It Up” from Chicago X (1976): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “You Get It Up” from Chicago X (1976): Saturdays in the Park

Though Chicago was headed towards a mellower mindset, “You Get It Up” grips tight to the group’s original mission of improvising.

The Beatles, “Glass Onion” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Glass Onion” from The White Album (1968): Deep Beatles

John Lennon turned a satirical pen on himself and his bandmates for this stand-out deep cut from the Beatles’ self-titled 1968 studio project.

Spencer Friedman and Paul de Jong – Functions (EP, 2018)

Spencer Friedman and Paul de Jong – Functions (EP, 2018)

It’s that opaque fickleness juiced by prowess on their instruments that makes Spencer Friedman and Paul de Jong’s ‘Functions’ both so different and yet so compelling.

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective – Live (2018)

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective – Live (2018)

Terence Blanchard says ‘Live’ is an album “for these troubled times – yet it’s also an album filled with hope.” He’s right.

Jo Jo Gunne – So … Where’s the Show? (1974): Forgotten Series

Jo Jo Gunne – So … Where’s the Show? (1974): Forgotten Series

Comparisons to his former band Spirit were inevitable, but Jay Ferguson’s work with with the more rock-focused Jo Jo Gunne stood on its own.

Kira Kira [Satoko Fujii] – Bright Force (2018)

Kira Kira [Satoko Fujii] – Bright Force (2018)

Satoko Fujii is issuing an album in every month of 2018, and if there’s one musician with enough ensembles, projects and ideas to pull it off, it’s her.

Yes, “Silent Talking” from Union (1991): YESterdays

Yes, “Silent Talking” from Union (1991): YESterdays

Another collaboration between Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe and Yes producer Jonathan Elias is torpedoed by questionable decisions.

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