Joe Bebco

Joe Bebco is the Associate Editor of The Syncopated Times and Webmaster of He is available for liner notes and other writing or to give your website an overhaul. Reach him at [email protected]
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Dinah, Keep Blowing Your Horn

Last fall I wrote an essay for The Syncopated Times titled, “Reconsidering “Dixieland Jazz”, How The Name Has Harmed The Music”. It encouraged the remaining

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Letters • July 2020

A Welcome Perspective To the Editor: Larry Melton’s “Blowing off the Dust” in the June issue was a welcome perspective on the impacts of the

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Doug Benson

Doug Benson on the Record

Doug Benson’s work on King Oliver and Wolverines material quickly became benchmarks for what proper audio restoration could reveal. Since those discs in 2007 and

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House Bound Jazz

House Bound Jazz

I downloaded this album the moment I saw it. At the time it was only five tracks with maybe six or seven musicians on board

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Eddy Davis

Banjoist Eddy Davis has Died

Beloved traditional jazz banjoist and “Manhattan Minstrel” Eddy Davis died of Covid-19 on April 7th. He contracted the virus while visiting an ER after a

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Selfie by Tim McInnes

At 62 Tim McInnes felt pursuing his musical ambitions had become now or never. He revisited his childhood Schaum method piano training and began to

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David Lukacs Dream City

David Lukács: Dream City

At 41 reedman David Lukács has already been playing the classic jazz circuit internationally for over 20 years. In 1998 he won the Kobe Jazz

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