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Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: Natural Selection

Best known for his probing electric guitar work in various fusion and postbop settings, in addition to occasional forays into South Asian styles, Rez Abbasi switches to acoustic guitar for his debut recording with a quartet first heard at the 2010 Winter Jazzfest in New York. The group’s sound, a distinctive mix of Abbasi’s acoustic … Read More “Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet: Natural Selection”

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Natural Selection: Gary Giddins on Comedy, Film, Music, and Books by Gary Giddins

Looking at the cover of Natural Selection: Gary Giddins on Comedy, Film, Music, and Books, critic Gary Giddins’ latest book, you might laugh yourself silly. Giddins, the critic of all critics, is viewed sitting in the dark with a pen he seems uninterested in using, near a drink that looks useless. He’s smirking, too: This … Read MoreNatural Selection: Gary Giddins on Comedy, Film, Music, and Books by Gary Giddins”

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