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This Week in Jazz Blogs: July 8-14, 2011

Eli Aleinikoff rounds up the jazz related blogs from the past week

A round-up of the most interesting jazz-related blogs this week, in alphabetical order, because that’s the egalitarian thing to do. This week’s postings featured reviews of René Marie in concert, footage of Ray Bryant from 1972 and all sorts of essays, news, interviews and reviews.

David Adler posts a list of recent releases from Larry Goldings, Alex Sipiagin and others.

Chris Albertson reflects on his history with Ray Bryant and posts a video of the Ray Bryant trio from 1972.

Andrea Canter reviews René Marie at the Dakota.

Nate Chinen reviews a double bill at Madison Square Park featuring Lionel Loueke and Edmar Castaneda.

George Colligan posts his Tour Diary for the month of June.

Nick DeRiso reviews Treme Brass Band’s Treme Traditions.

Dave Douglas posts a video and pictures of Tea For 3 at the North Sea Jazz Festival.

Pamela Espeland looks ahead to a week of concerts in Minneapolis-St. Paul.

David Hajdu on Albert Ayler.

Don Heckman on Chris Botti and the Yellowjackets with Bobby McFerrin at the Hollywood Bowl.

David Hill posts a video on Coltrane’s historic Philadelphia house.

Peter Hum reviews recent releases Brian Lynch, Terell Stafford, Turtleboy, Russell Malone and Reg Schwager.

Ethan Iverson on Colin Stetson.

Patrick Jarenwattananon and a Blog Supreme on jazz tribute albums, Caribbean jazz and jazz musicians called ‘Sonny’.

Fred Kaplan reviews David Weiss and Point of Departure’s Snuck Out.

Matt Kassel discusses “art and sadness”.

Howard Mandel reports on Congress’s decision to continue the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships.

Dean Minderman looks ahead to a week of concerts in St. Louis including appearances by Jeff Coffin and Reggie and Mardra Thomas.

Marc Myers on Wayne Shorter with Steely Dan, Pepper Adams in Hollywood and Art Farmer with Jim Hall.

Ted Panken posts an uncut Blindfold Test with Lou Donaldson.

Doug Ramsey on Phil Woods and Bill Mays’s Phil and Bill and a duo performance with guitarists Atilla Zoller with Jimmy Raney.

Michael Steinman on the EarRegulars weekly gig at the Ear Inn in New York City.

Jacob Teichroew interviews vocalist Peter Eldridge and posts Douglas Detrick’s review of the documentary A Great Day In Harlem.

Neil Tesser on the “audacity of René Marie”.

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Nat Hentoff on efforts to improve benefits for jazz musicians in New York.

Willard Jenkins posts interview with Dickie Habersham-Bey, former owner of the Blue Coronet nightclub in Brooklyn.

Mike Joyce profiles guitarist Gene Bertoncini in an Overdue Ovation from the July/August issue of JazzTimes.

Christopher Loudon on pianist and composer Mike Janzen.

Bret Primack posts a 1997 video of Stanley Turrentine.

Michael J. West reviews performances from Copenhagen Jazz Festival.

Stephen Hotsma posts photos and reports from the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands.

Let us know with a Comment below if we’ve missed any notable jazz blogs this week.

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