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  • WBGO Goes to Detroit Starts at 2pm!

    September 6, 2010. Posted by Becca Pulliam.

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    2pm HOUR
    Danilo Perez Quartet withRudresh Mahanthappa, alto sax
    Daniela (all by Perez) ..  Untitled (improvised) ..  Providencia

    "Hot Pepper," a tribute to Detroit baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams (1930-86), from Gary Smulyan with Barry Harris, piano
    My Shining Hour (featuring riverboat whistle) (Harold Arlen) .. Bossa Nouveau (Pepper Adams) .. Cottontail (Duke Ellington)

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  • Detroit Jazz Fest in Photos: two piano Masters

    September 6, 2010. Posted by David Tallacksen.

    Detroit Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence Mulgrew Miller paired with NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron for a duo performance at the Carhartt Amphitheater. The pianos looked dwarfed on the huge stage, but the sound filled the venue!

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  • Detroit Jazz Fest in Photos: Masters of Music Trombones

    September 6, 2010. Posted by David Tallacksen.

    It's not often you see six trombonists on stage together. Ron Kischuck is a Detroit local who's organized Detroit's finest jazz trombonists in a tribute to the trombone sounds of J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding.

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