Andrea Canter

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08/23/11    Albums

Mort Weiss Meets Bill Cunliffe
Mort Weiss

First, the good news: After a 40-year hiatus, clarinetist Mort Weiss returned to performing about a decade ago, and this new release finds him collaborating for the first time with L.A. keyboard giant Bill Cunliffe, with sympathetic support from bassist...

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May 2011    Albums

Three Stories
Eldar Djangirov

On Three Stories , his first solo piano release for Sony, Eldar Djangirov offers a stunning triptych of his abilities: ethereal classics (Bach, Scriabin), clever re-imaginations (Gershwin, Cahn, Van Heusen, Chick Corea, Monk, Charlie Parker, Dave Matthews...

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May 2011    Albums

Grass Roots Movement
Bobby Selvaggio

For his third recording, alto saxophonist Bobby Selvaggio gathers first-class talent who, like Selvaggio himself, fly somewhat below the radar: keyboardist Frank LoCrasto, electric guitarist Nir Felder, bassist Kip Reed and drummer James Johnson. Selvaggio’s...

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06/19/10    Albums

Uplift
Monty Alexander

Although Jamaican pianist Monty Alexander is the quintessential interpreter of Caribbean roots in a jazz context, he is equally in his element with good ol’ American bop and blues in the vein of Nat Cole and Oscar Peterson. On the aptly titled Uplift , Alexander...

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About Andrea Canter

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Andrea Canter lives in Minneapolis where she is the Contributing Editor/Photographer for the Jazz Police website and administrator of JazzINK.com. After thirty years as an urban school district psychologist, she “retired” from normal life and began a second career as a writer, reviewer, photographer and jazz advocate. In addition to serving as photographer for the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, she contributed photos to Joined at the Hip: A History of Jazz in the Twin Cities by Jay Goetting and blogs on jazz and related topics..

Andrea Canter joined the JazzTimes community on Jul 22, 2009