From the Editor 05-17

Hello everyone–
It took longer than expected, but we’re back with another issue. Life got in the way of writing and publishing, and all I can say is that I’m trying to get caught up.

We have a fairly substantial issue this time, including concert reviews of the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival and Kurt Elling/Branford Marsalis, a Retro Review of Mosaic’s Duke Ellington 1932-1940 CBS band recordings, a Book Review of “Conversations with Charlie Haden”, a Sidetracks celebration of Ella Fitzgerald’s 100th birthday (along with coverage of the many Ella tributes and reissues). In our CD Review section, the instrumental side discusses four leader-arrangers who have transformed music of other composers, while our vocal section spotlights three outstanding young singers whose albums find them spreading their (creative) wings.

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Thomas Cunniffe

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