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Thanks to the success of “Whiplash” Buddy Rich’s name is suddenly back in circulation again. Which means that his dementedly profane band bus stream-of-consciousness may find a whole new audience too. (NSFW, obviously.) Actually, I didn’t know that “Seinfeld” borrowed a couple … Continue reading

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When Tony met Gaga

And this is me in the Sunday Times [also £], trying to see the bright side of the Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga collaboration. The case for the defence is laid out in full in this Jazz Wax post, which argues that Gaga reaches … Continue reading

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Unflinching jazz memoir title of the year

We have a clear winner, courtesy of Art Pepper’s widow: “Art: Why I Stuck with a Junkie Jazzman”. Sounds like a very good read though.

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