Reviews and Blog Posts: jazz music

If I only had a horn : young Louis Armstrong

by Roxane Orgill

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This is a children’s book telling a story of jazz giant Louis Armstrong’s first encounters with a cornet. Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins, the book has stunning illustrations done in acrylic, spray paint and pastel reminiscent of fine artist Francis Bacon, but much more intimate (and age appropriate) and matches the...

Treme. The complete first season

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 Treme is set in New Orleans shortly after Hurricane Katrina. It follows characters representing different aspects of the city’s culture as they try to resume their lives after the devastation.  It’s apparent from watching Treme that the writer, David Simon, has a lot of admiration for the music and traditions...

Billie Holiday the ultimate collection

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This documentary covers a lot of information about the legendary jazz musician Billie Holiday and even better has a lot of live footage and audio recordings.  The live footage is very moving and a gem for Billie Holiday fans and jazz history enthusiasts. There’s also a bonus to the documentary...

Holiday Magic

Cee Lo's Magic Moment

Amp up any holiday party with new tunes or remakes of Christmas classics. Whether you prefer R&B, country or jazz music, there is much to choose from in 2012 to complement your favorites.

Hold lists are started for new Christmas albums by these artists. Place your holds online or give us a call. We are happy to help!


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