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Giant Steps by Ron Wynn, October Edition Part 1

A. Introduction

With the end of 2017 fast approaching, the holidays are usually a time for family gatherings, revival and reflection. It has been wonderful for me to revive this column for the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society, and doing it has also provided me with a renewed appreciation for and interest in a host […]

By |November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn September Edition Part 3

Jazz and Blues Reviews
Spotlight Review

Dave Pomeroy
“Angel in the Ashes”
(Earwave)

Bass ace Dave Pomeroy not only been a prolific and versatile player (more than 500 recorded appearances in multiple genres), he’s also a noted writer and a longtime union advocate. But his first love has always been playing, and he demonstrates impressive technical acumen and idiomatic […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn September Edition Part 2

Interactions: Interviews with national and local jazz and blues artists and writers

A. Willard Jenkins -WPFW-FM/Editor/contributor Open Sky.

Willard Jenkins does so many things we could devote an entire column just to his various activities. He’s among other things an independent arts consultant, concerts and festivals artistic director/curator, producer, writer and editor under his Open Sky banner. […]

By |November 1st, 2017|0 Comments