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Columns

Thursday, July 10 2014

Singing the Low-Down, Down-Low Blues

Women in jazz can sing about their same-sex experiences, while men tend to stay deeply in the closet. Odd, considering the genre once embraced such dalliances.


Wednesday, June 10 2009

Great Vibrations: An Interview with Gary Burton

Our jazz critic talks to Gary Burton about his reunion with Pat Metheny, about starting a "gentle" jazz-rock group, and that no one seems to know what a "vibraphone" really is.


Reviews

Monday, April 18 2005

Gary Burton: Next Generation

Another shiny-young group of over-polished jazz technicians from the vibes-master and former Berklee Professor. It sounds great, no doubt, but it can't improve on Burton's old, similar-sounding bands.


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