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Pat Labarbera (1944) Steve Lacy (1934-2004) Guy Lafitte (1927-1998) Oliver Lake (1942) Ralph Lalama (1951) Byard Lancaster (1942-2012) Harold Land (1928-2001) Brian Landrus (1978) Don Lanphere (1928-2003) John Laporta (1920-2004) Prince Lasha (1929-2008) Yusef Lateef (1920-2013) Christof Lauer (1953) Azar … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven jazz personae mentioned in Wednesday’s New York Times article by Ben Ratliff

I never worked with or saw live Paul Motian, who died this week. But I know that it meant a lot to Jenny Scheinman, for example, that she got to play with him. Also, Bill Frisell. A huge portion of the jazz music I listen to or follow follows from having met Bill and his managers Lee Townsend and Phyllis Oyama. I could not, for instance, distinguish by sound Motian’s play from that of say Elvin Jones or Jerry Granelli. The only other people on this list I have met are Ethan Iverson and Chris Potter. Continue reading

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