Dizzy Gillespie

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McCoy Tyner obituary
Jazz pianist who played with John Coltrane and influenced every generation since the 1960s

John Fordham

09, Mar, 2020 @4:25 PM

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Clora Bryant obituary
American jazz trumpeter and vocalist who performed with Billie Holiday and Dizzy Gillespie

Peter Vacher

09, Oct, 2019 @2:02 PM

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Sharp suits, thin ties and the coolest musicians on Earth: Jazz 625 is back!
It was a piece of black and white magic, a perfect fusion of sound and music boasting Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington – and lots of smoke. Can the landmark TV show now bewitch a new generation of fans?

Richard Williams

29, Apr, 2019 @1:43 PM

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Michel Legrand obituary
French composer, jazz musician and conductor who wrote the scores for more than 250 films including The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Yentl

John Fordham

27, Jan, 2019 @4:16 PM

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When America's hottest jazz stars were sent to cool cold-war tensions
When a US blighted by racial unrest found itself needing to win a global propaganda war, a team of musical ambassadors was assembled. The result was anything but straightforward

Hugo Berkeley

03, May, 2018 @8:57 AM

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The demons and obsessions of jazz genius Thelonious Monk
He played angular and slow when the fashion was for fast and sun-drenched. And a misdiagnosed bipolar condition meant he retreated into silence for the last years of his life. But now the pianist’s singular talent is finally being heard

Candace Allen

06, Nov, 2017 @9:53 AM

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Sandi Russell obituary
Other lives: Jazz singer, writer and educator

Diana Collecott

14, Aug, 2017 @4:36 PM

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Prom 27: Ella and Dizzy: A Centenary Tribute review – virtuosic hat tip to jazz legends' greatest hits
Contralto Dianne Reeves and musical polymath James Morrison are lively guides through a classical tour of the jazz songbook

John Lewis

06, Aug, 2017 @10:54 AM

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Jazz snobbery is not all in the (male) genes | Letters
Letters: Jazz snobs can be women too. I’ve been one since I was a teenager

Letters

27, Jan, 2017 @6:51 PM

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Phil Woods obituary
Fluent and creative saxophonist regarded as one of the world’s leading jazz soloists

John Fordham

30, Sep, 2015 @4:02 PM

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Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience review – doesn't quite match legend's pulse-quickening racket
This Latin-jazz band feature sound best when they stray from pure Cubop, writes John Lewis

John Lewis

29, Aug, 2014 @11:12 AM

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Joe Wilder obituary
Jazz trumpeter with an understated style who was one of the first black musicians to break into the New York studio scene

Peter Vacher

18, May, 2014 @5:39 PM

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