Poncho Sanchez’s new album, Trane’s Delight, offers a distinctly West Coast blend of Latin soul, r&b, post-bop and cool-jazz.

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Poncho Sanchez Provides the Percussive Punctuation

The first jazz record Poncho Sanchez bought with his own money, when he was about 12 years old, was Coltrane—saxophonist John Coltrane’s 1962 studio album for Impulse.



Swiss Jazz Orchestra & Guillermo Klein

Swiss Jazz Orchestra & Guillermo Klein

Christian Lillinger
Open Form For Society

Aimee Nolte
Looking For The Answers
(Self Release)

Mark Dresser Seven
Ain’t Nothing But A Cyber Coup & You
(Clean Feed)

Mike LeDonne
Partners In Time

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
On Firm Ground/Tierra Firme
(Linus/True North)

Lauren Henderson
Alma Oscura


Ella Fitzgerald (1917–’96)

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Ella Fitzgerald Tells Of Trouble In Mind Concerning Discs, Television

“We had a request to sing,” Ella began over the applause—and suddenly she stopped. “You know,” she grinned, “we really didn’t have a request. This is just our next number.” Ella had displayed again the candor that has been hers for 20 years in the music big leagues.

Yet, despite this open-hearted honesty, very little is known about what Ella really thinks on subjects closest to her career and emotions. For, except with intimate friends, Ella is one of the shyest people in the entertainment business.

Backstage one night at Basin…

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