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Cooling it

A wealth of winter jazz
It's good news that the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, in conjunction with Berklee College of Music, is bringing back jazz as a regular part of its concert season.
By: JON GARELICK  |  December 26, 2007

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Skimming the cream

Jazz: 2007 in review
Some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
By: JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007

Sweet reads

Books: 2007 in review
Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 of the best works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry the Phoenix wrote about in 2007.
By: JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007

Nostalgia, remixed

Billie Holiday unstuck in time
It’s not that I think Billie Holiday: Remixed and Reimagined is some kind of unforgivable desecration.
By: JON GARELICK  |  December 07, 2007

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Anxiety of influence

A.K.A.C.O.D. come out of Morphine’s shadow  
The sound on A.K.A.C.O.D.’s new Happiness CD is going to make many Boston listeners think one word: Morphine.
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 27, 2007

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The unnamable

Todd Haynes’s not-Dylan movie
If Bob Dylan were a real movie director, I’m Not There is probably the movie he’d make about his own life
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 20, 2007



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Ellsworth Kelly: Fragments

Changing the way we see
The shapes and lines of Kelly’s big, bright, flat-color abstractions are, it turns out, taken from life.
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 20, 2007

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Voice choices

Stacey Kent and Julie Hardy find two different ways to make singing swing
Julie Hardy and Stacey Kent come at jazz singing from opposite ends of the spectrum.
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 19, 2007

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Planet Safety

Soul Note
Do they have volcanoes in Argentina?
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 13, 2007

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Rare birds

Maria Schneider and John Stein
Maria Schneider didn’t necessarily know what “The ‘Pretty’ Road” was about when she started writing it.
By: JON GARELICK  |  November 06, 2007

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Standards

Julius Hemphill at the Gardner, Cyrus Plays Elvis
For much of his life, no one played Thelonious Monk pieces except Thelonious Monk.
By: JON GARELICK  |  October 23, 2007



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Brighton beach party

Gogol Bordello, Roxy, October 11, 2007
If Gogol Bordello have the hottest show around right now, maybe it’s because, unlike a lot of everyday spazz and pap, they actually have something to say.
By: JON GARELICK  |  October 15, 2007

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Mark Shilansky

Join the Club | self-released
This “club” is one anyone would be happy to join.
By: JON GARELICK  |  October 15, 2007

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Three in two

Dominique, Musillami, and Sco
The Red Sox were playing the first game of their ALDS with the Angels, but Dominique Eade had a nearly full house.
By: JON GARELICK  |  October 10, 2007

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Underplaying to the Max

"A Celebration of Jazz & Joyce," Symphony Hall, September 28, 2007
All-star blowouts at Symphony Hall are fraught with risk.
By: JON GARELICK  |  October 02, 2007

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Seven layers of heaven

John Coltrane Memorial Concert, Blackman Theatre, September 22, 2007
Working on the fly, the organizers created an odd layer cake.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 24, 2007



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Herbie Hancock

River: The Joni Letters | Verve
Herbie isn’t fooling around — the guest stars are here, yes, but Hancock is stretching out, with languid, meditative takes on the Mitchell songbook.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 24, 2007

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Holy spirit of the saxophone

The John Coltrane Memorial Concert and Ben Ratliff’s Coltrane: The Story of a Sound
John Coltrane died 40 years ago this past July at the age of 40 of liver cancer.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 12, 2007

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Trane, Joyce Dee Dee, Sco, and more

A jam-packed season of jazz
The official kickoff to the season begins with the week of activities celebrating the 30th anniversary of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 12, 2007

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Only connect

Remembering Herb Pomeroy
Maybe there have been better musicians in Boston than Herb Pomeroy — maybe — but no musician has been more loved.
By: JON GARELICK  |  September 04, 2007

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Three for the road

Herbie Hancock, Renee Rosnes, and Luciana Souza
Maybe it’s Larry Klein’s world and the rest of us just live in it.
By: JON GARELICK  |  August 21, 2007


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