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Matthew Ruddick

Author of Funny Valentine, an acclaimed new biography of the jazz trumpet player and singer, Chet Baker.
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Kind of Jazz - Items filtered by date: August 2022
Saturday, 27 August 2022 17:15

Avishai Cohen - Shifting Sands

The modern jazz trio at its finest.
Published in New Releases
Friday, 26 August 2022 19:05

Chet Baker: Live From Paris

Newly remastered live recording from Paris in June 1980 is a revelation.
Published in Reissues
Friday, 12 August 2022 17:51

Chet Baker Trio - Live In Paris

Superb previously unreleased radio recordings From 1983 and 1984.
Published in New Releases

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