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  • The Danilo Perez Trio Live at NJPAC

    October 19, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    Last Saturday night, Danilo Perez celebrated an ambitious new recording "Providencia" at NJPAC's Victoria Theater.  Bassist Ben Street and drummer Adam Cruz joins the pianist for a mesmorizing set of music.  Selections include "Daniela's Chronicles," "Galactic Panama," "Historia de un Amor," and "The Oracle," all music from his 2010 Mack Avenue release.

  • 10/10/10 Top 10 Singers Unlimited

    October 12, 2010. Posted by Simon Rentner.

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    October 10, 2010, aka 10/10/10, inspired me to write down (without thinking too much) a Top 10 of exemplary Singers Unlimited and a favorite song of each.  Here’s the dectet from the show.  Listen below. -- Michael Bourne

    (in no particular order)

    Sarah Vaughan --  The Face I Love
    Tony Bennett --  But Beautiful
    Frank Sinatra -- I've Got You Under My Skin
    Nat Cole -- Serenata
    Louis Armstrong -- Let's Fall In Love
    Billie Holiday --  Comes Love
    Ella Fitzgerald -- I Used To Be Color Blind
    Antonio Carlos Jobim -- The Blue Train
    Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross -- Cloudburst
    Mark Murphy -- Young and Foolish

  • WBGO's Rob Crocker in Whole Foods video

    October 11, 2010. Posted by Brandy Wood.

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    WBGO's Rob Crocker was recently interviewed by Whole Foods, to highlight the jazz history of their store on the Upper West Side.