Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Confirmation: Weekly News and Notes

*NPR is streaming a New Year's Eve concert by the Count Basie Orchestra. Contemporary R&B vocalist Ledisi sits in. She sounds great.

*Steve Penn wrote an interesting piece about the contributions of the Coda Jazz Fund.

*A nice recap of the past year in jazz is provided by Joe Klopus.

*The Columbia Tribune offers a human-interest story about Reunion Jazz, a regional Dixieland band.

(Image of Ledisi courtesy of Verve Records.)

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