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Giant Steps – April/May Column Part II

Giant Steps By Ron Wynn
April/May column, Part II
I – Appreciations
A. Chris Albertson
Chris Albertson was a distinguished writer, critic and DJ, whose greatest fame came for his pioneering work writing about and later producing reissue vintage recordings of the great blues singer Bessie Smith. But Albertson, who died April 24 at 87 at his Manhattan […]

By |May 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert: Time Out by Dave Brubeck Performed by the Bruce Dudley Quartet

The Great Albums concert series continues with “Time Out” by Dave Brubeck performed by the Bruce Dudley Quartet, Sunday, June 9, 2019, in The Lounge at City Winery Nashville. Doors open at 5 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for TJBS Members. Members will […]

By |May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Giant Steps – April

 
Giant Steps – April Part 1
I – Commentary
A. Jazz Appreciation Month
The Smithsonian Institute initially deemed April “Jazz Appreciation Month” in 2000, and it has become a national and global celebration culminating in International Jazz Day events each year on the final day of the month. This year there was a all-star concert held in […]

By |May 15th, 2019|0 Comments