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The 2015 Grammys Get Jazz Mostly Wrong, a Little Right
18 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM

Grammy nominations in jazz are rarely adventurous and usually confusing. Yet this year's slate is intriguing.

Jazz Triumphs of 2011 That Only a Fool Could Miss
30 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Critics can be fools, particularly in their own eyes. Here are five jazz discs from 2011 that should have been on my top ten list but slipped from view, then. It's not too late to dig them.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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