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  It’s true! The Twin Cities has an exorbitant  amount of record stores per capita. Having gone record shopping all over the country, I can confirm we probably have more record stores than some of the major cities on each coast.  The music community that fuels our programming and represents our listenership at Jazz88 and all...
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  Julian Lage – Nothing Happens Here Ghost-Note – Mustard N’Onions Ned Kantar – After You’ve Gone Adam Levy – Vermouth Greg Murphy – The Cure Nubya Garcia – Fortify Kamasi Washington – Prologue Remy Le Bouef’s Assembly of Shadows – Barbara HeyArlo – Chanting and Gossip Lynne Arriale – Courage   Loading…  
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  In honor of Record Store Day coming up on Saturday I’d like to list to you five records that you will not regret owning on vinyl because they are amazing. Do I own them all? Not on vinyl. Do I love them all? Absolutely. Will I one day own them all on vinyl? Probably....
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Jazz88 celebrates the birthday of legendary bassist Buster Williams, born on this day in Camden, New Jersey. Williams made his first recordings at the age of seventeen, while working with the tenor saxophone duo of Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt. He became a favorite accompanist for several great jazz singers, including Dakota Staton, Nancy Wilson, Shirley Horn, and Carmen McRae. Williams became...
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Like so many of the greats out of the Twin Cities, Steve Yeager is equally comfortable on stage, in the studio or in a lesson setting. Wherever he goes Yeager carries his love and dedication to the vibraphone. His recent release, Collective Vibe, gives listeners a chance to hear some highlights from Yeager’s earlier releases with different arrangements...
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