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The NPP All-Star Quartet: Bobby Watson, Donald Brown, Ray Drummond & Marvin “Smitty” Smith w/ opening performance by Devin Phillips & Darrell Grant

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Bobby Watson / saxophone Donald Brown / piano Ray Drummond / bass Marvin “Smitty” Smith / drums The NPP All-Star Quartet – Donald Brown, Ray Drummond, Marvin “Smitty” Smith and Bobby Watson – dates to 1988, when Drummond, Smith and … Continue reading

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Avishai Cohen Trio

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Avishai Cohen / trumpet Omer Avital / bass Nasheet Waits / drums Voted a Rising Star three consecutive years in the DownBeat Critics Poll has earned trumpeter Avishai Cohen notoriety as a musician with an individual sound and a questing spirit. He … Continue reading

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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

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Jane Bunnett / saxophone, flute Daymé Arocena / vocals Danae Olano / piano Yusa / bass, tres guitar Celia Jimenez / bass Yissy García / drums Magdelys Savigne / percussion For more than 30 years, Canadian flutist/saxophonist Jane Bunnett has been bridging … Continue reading

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Willie Jones III feat. Buster Williams, Gilbert Castellanos, Eric Reed & Ralph Moore

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Willie Jones III / drums Gilbert Castellanos / trumpet Ralph Moore / saxophone Eric Reed / piano Buster Williams / bass Following in the footsteps of Art Blakey, Billy Higgins and Philly Joe Jones, Willie Jones III is one of … Continue reading

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