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Mal explores music from Kenny Burrell's newly formed big band - the Los Angeles Jazz Orchestra - and their live recording at Catalina's.

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Allira Wilson

Allira Wilson is a graduate from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts and an impressive new addition to the local jazz scene.... - This text is automatically sourced from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. The ABC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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Jan 19, 2017. 11:22pm
recommend Anonymous commented on Rest in peace Bernie McGann
Bernie McGann and Paul Grabowsky

"Bernie was a good musician and especially very good in jazz. He introduced the modern technology in music. I feel very bad because we lost...

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Jan 18, 2017. 4:59pm
recommend Anonymous commented on Medicine Wheel

"This isn't jazz and doesn't belong on this station."

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Jan 18, 2017. 2:54pm
recommend Arthur Robinson commented on Dizzie Gillespie Reunion Big Band

"Just loved that! Real Big Band Jazz and wild!"

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Ambrose Akinmusire

Ambrose Akinmusire (ah-kin-MOO-sir-ee; born May 1, 1982) is an American jazz trumpeter. In 2007, Akinmusire was the winner of both the... - This text is automatically sourced from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. The ABC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

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