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Tony Williams obituary | Jazz

Tony Williams, an old school friend of mine who died at the age of 80 from complications from Alzheimer's disease, was a record producer, the founder of Spotlite Records and a pioneer of music appreciation. modern jazz.Born in Enfield,…

Lonnie Smith obituary | Jazz

Few Hammond organ players encourage bar staff in jazz clubs to stop clinking bottles for fear of piercing an almost inaudible fragile sound environment - the ingenious Hammond B3s having started their life in the 1930s in as portable props…

10 must-see shows

After a year lost to the pandemic, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is back, and while the three-day event isn't bigger than ever, it's kept everything (including the food offerings) which makes it one of the premier jazz events on the West…