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Regrets? I’ve Had A Few. <br /><em>(2012 MJF Archive)</em>

Regrets? I’ve Had A Few.
(2012 MJF Archive)

jdaytonj September 25, 2012 0

By Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – The festival is over, I’ve had a couple of decent nights’ sleep. I can’t quite shake the MJF blogging jones, so I am compelled to blog one final

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Monterey Jazz: Second Round Saturday Night <br /><em>(2012 MJF Archive)</em>

Monterey Jazz: Second Round Saturday Night
(2012 MJF Archive)

jdaytonj September 22, 2012 0

By Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – Bill Frisell took two thirds of his Big Sur Quintet from earlier in the evening – himself, viola player Eyvin Kang and drummer Rudy Royston – to the Night

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Christian Scott and Ambrose Akinmusire at Monterey Jazz Festival<br /><em>(2012 MJF Archive)</em>

Christian Scott and Ambrose Akinmusire at Monterey Jazz Festival
(2012 MJF Archive)

jdaytonj September 22, 2012 0

By Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – Two bold young trumpeters stand out in the crowded roster of musicians appearing at this year’s Monterey Jazz Festival. Oakland born Ambrose Akinmusire (aged 30) is the Artist-in-Residence

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Trombone Shorty: Monterey Jazz Rock Star <br /><em>(2012 MJF Archive)</em>

Trombone Shorty: Monterey Jazz Rock Star
(2012 MJF Archive)

jdaytonj September 22, 2012 0

By Jeff Dayton-Johnson | KUSP – Trombone Shorty maybe a singing trombonist with strong New Orleans ties, but that’s where the resemblance to Jack Teagarden ends. Trombone Shorty is not back in the horn

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Catherine Russell: “The Freedom To Sing The Blues, Over A Swing Beat, With A Jazz Band” <em>(2012 archive)</em>

Catherine Russell: “The Freedom To Sing The Blues, Over A Swing Beat, With A Jazz Band” (2012 archive)

admin September 17, 2012 0

Vocalist Catherine Russell appears Saturday night, September 22, on the Garden Stage at the Monterey Jazz Festival. In a far-ranging conversation, Catherine spoke with KUSP’s Jeff Dayton-Johnson about her new record, Strictly Romancin’, about

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