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Fred Taylor, Gil Scott-Heron, and the Bicentennial Blues

Sad to say, Saturday’s Boston Globe featured this front-page probituary of Boston jazz impresario Fred Taylor. Another blow to the local jazz scene: Legend Fred Taylor fired ousted at Scullers Fred Taylor, a legendary figure on the Boston jazz scene since … Continue reading

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Dave Brubeck: The Last (Raggy) Waltz

Back in the ’70s, I was lucky enough to interview the great Dave Brubeck, although I didn’t know that he was great or that I was lucky at the time. For reasons that defy explanation, I was a music reviewer … Continue reading

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