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This Week in Jazz Blogrolling

A round-up of the best in this week’s jazz blogs

Gil Scott-Heron
Gil Scott-Heron (photo: Charles Wainwright)

A round-up of the most interesting jazz-related blogs this week, in alphabetical order, because that’s the egalitarian thing to do.

Chris Albertson on Archie Shepp and Jimi Hendrix.

Darcy James Argue on Ben Allison and Secret Society’s double-bill.

Andrea Canter on Craig Taborn’s first solo piano recording, Avenging Angel.

Dave Douglas visits Banff Jazz and Creative Music programs.

Pamela Espeland explores the Walker’s 2011-12 Performing Arts Season.

George Grella‘s thoughts on jazz in Treme.

James Hale on jazz festivals and fighting fans.

Don Heckman and jazz performances of the week.

David Hill on Gil Scott-Heron’s death.

Peter Hum reviews Yaron Herman Trio’s album, Follow the White Rabbit.

Ethan Iverson lists Threadgill interviews and online articles.

Patrick Jarenwattananon and a Blog Supreme on Sun Ra’s career.

Willard Jenkins interviews Kellylee Evans on her album, Nina.

Fred Kaplan on the reissue of Sam Rivers’ Fuchsia Swing Song.

Jim Macnie favorite Peter Brötzmann quotes and this year’s Vision Festival.

Howard Mandel on Gil Scott-Heron.

Marc Myers interviews Marty Napoleon.

Anil Prasad interviews Theo Travis in regard to his newest album, All I Know.

Doug Ramsey celebrates the 85th anniversary of Bud Shank’s birth.

Bill Shoemaker on Howard Riley and improvisation.

Hank Shteamer about Ethan Iverson’s interview with Henry Threadgill.

Michael Steinman on James Melton, Charles Margulis, and Eddie Lang.

Terry Teachout posts a Peggy Lee video clip from 1963.

Jacob Teichroew interview with pianist Bill Carrothers.

Neil Tesser on the death of Gil Scott-Heron.

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