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Larry Carlton

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Best known for his signature Gibson 335 guitar and his supreme technique, Larry Carlton sees no drawing a line between genres. He draws on his varied musical roots including jazz, rock, country, and n ..more

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Larry Young

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If Jimmy Smith was the Charlie Parker of the organ, Larry Young was its John Coltrane. One of the great innovators of the mid- to late ’60s, Young fashioned a distinctive modal approa ..more

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Laura Fygi

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Although Dutch singer Laura Fygi initially garnered notice as a member of the disco group Centerfold, after setting out in 1992 as a solo performer she pursued a more jazz-inspired path with her ..more

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Lee Konitz

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One of the most individual of all altoists (and one of the few in the 1950s who did not sound like a cousin of Charlie Parker), the cool-toned Lee Konitz has always had a strong musical curiosit ..more

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Lee Morgan

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A cornerstone of the Blue Note label roster prior to his tragic demise, Lee Morgan was one of hard bop’s greatest trumpeters, and indeed one of the finest of the ’60s. An all-around master of ..more

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Lee Ritenour

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Known to fans as Captain Fingers for his uncommon dexterity on the guitar, Lee Ritenour is a noted jazz artist and session musician who has been one of the leaders in his field since the early ’7 ..more

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Lizz Wright

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Vocalist Lizz Wright delivers a sultry R&B performance that’s divinely layered in gospel and jazz, and keenly similar to the work of Oleta Adams and Jill Scott. Wright was born in ..more

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Louis Armstrong

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Louis Armstrong was the first important soloist to emerge in jazz, and he became the most influential musician in the music’s history. As a trumpet virtuoso, his playing, beginning with the 1920 ..more

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Luciana Souza

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Luciana Souza’s first solo album was An Answer to Your Silence (NYC Records, 1999). The Poems of Elizabeth Bishop and Other Songs (Sunnyside Records, 2000) was fifth place in {~The New ..more

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Lyle Mays

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Lyle Mays’ style is difficult to describe, more atmospheric (with plenty of unique colors) than swinging and an invaluable part of the sound of the Pat Metheny Group. Mays played and composed ..more

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Lynne Arriale

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Lynne Arriale gained her initial fame when she won the 1993 International Great American Jazz Piano Competition and was immediately signed to DMP. A fine advanced bop pianist, Arriale grad ..more

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