Event reviews, movie reviews, and anything that isn’t an Album Review or Book Review.

David Reffkin & Dave Majchrzak

Festival Week in Sedalia

Sedalia syncopated again this year as the 38th Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival attracted aficionados from near and far for four days of revelry in ragtime

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The Chaperone

The PBS film The Chaperone is currently making the rounds in specialty movie houses. It is based on the book of the same name by

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The Syncopation Society of Berlin

Promotional Sampler – Syncopation Society by Artists represented by Syncopation Society BerlinSometimes things just fit in perfectly. In this case, Syncopation Society Berlin and The

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Hendrik Meurkens on Two New Albums

Cabin in the Sky Hendrik Meurkens, chromatic harmonica; Bill Cunliffe, piano Height Advantage ( Music from the Heart Roger Davidson Quartet featuring Hendrik Meurkens Soundbrush

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Whiskey Moon Face

I’ve recently reviewed two traditional jazz albums featuring the distinctive vocals of Louisa Jones. (Man Overboard Qunitet, The Cable Street Rag Band.) She is accompanied

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