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Lost Thelonious Monk Live Recording Unveiled

On July 31st, Impulse! Records will release ‘Palo Alto,’ the first commercial release of a Thelonious Monk concert recorded in California during the autumn of 1968. The recording boasts an intriguing back-story: the concert...

PEGGY LEE: ‘Ultimate Peggy Lee’ (UMC)

Peggy Lee is right up there with Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, and Elvis Presley as one of the 20th century’s most important and influential voices. She was born Norma Delores Egstrom in...

Blue Note To Release Lost Art Blakey Album In August

On March 8th, 1959, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers went into Rudy Van Gelder’s New Jersey recording studio and cut six tracks intended for the group’s next Blue Note album. But the label’s...