April is Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a time to celebrate the unique qualities of America’s art form, the talents of jazz legends, the joy music can bring to its audiences, and whatever jazz means to you. JAM culminates with International Jazz Day on April 30 featuring an exciting line-up of jazz all-stars from around the globe celebrating in style at an outdoors concert in Osaka, Japan.
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Best jazz CDs of 2011
Publication: Mercury News
Author: Richard Scheinin
Date: December 28, 2011
Miguel Zenón: “Alma Adentro/The Puerto Rican Songbook” (Marsalis Music). The most gorgeously fluid alto saxophonist to come along in a while, Zenón is our Cannonball Adderley. This album is state-of-the-art romanticism, with an edge.
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