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March 13, 2011


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Excerpts from Sean Smith tunes can also be heard in the soundtracks of the Smigly cartoons ( The episode "A Man and a Woman" makes it's point entirely by alternating between music by Smith and Alban Berg.

Richard Salvucci

Given what's going on down here, that odd cover could be called "Jazz Go to College in Texas"

Jery Rowan

RE ABBEY LINCOLN: Don’t know if I’d agree with Marc that Abbey’s Archie Shepp session produced spotty results. The cuts I heard ALL came across as pretty damn fine. Three things for sure, the lady displays incredible pitch, intonation and style. I had forgotten how great she could sing.

Thanks for the reminder, Marc.

Mike Milner

I just received my copy of Dado Moroni's Live in Beverly Hills. A great live recording. The DVD is a great addition as well. Thanks Marc for profiling this tremendous talent.

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