Hargrove Talks Music, Twitter and the Year Ahead

From Life+Times:

Strictly using the Internet to keep up with Roy Hargrove is a difficult task. He’s not on Twitter, not very active on Facebook and no longer has his own website. He also hasn’t put out any studio albums since 2009. He’s a bit of an enigma online. Don’t be fooled however, Hargrove is still going quite strong, especially considering the struggle that exists for many.

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Top 10 Concerts of 2012

Now Magazine recently came out with their Year in Review issue and guess who made the Top 10 Concerts?

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Making Jazz in the Mainstream

From NPR Music:

Had you been watching The Tonight Show with Jay Leno one Monday night last March, you might have seen pianist Robert Glasper leading his Experiment band from the NBC studios in Burbank, Calif. Had you preferred the Late Show with David Letterman, you might have seen bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding front a horn-heavy ensemble at the Ed Sullivan Theater in midtown Manhattan.

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Win a 10-CD Prize Pack!

Because it's the season of giving, we've got 10 CDS up for grabs!

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The Layover: Toronto the Good

If you've ever been to Toronto, then you know there isn't one thing that really defines us. Instead, there are various factors at play that make this one of the best cities to live in and visit!

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Year End, Best of Lists!

For list lovers, December is one of the greatest times of the year, not for the holiday season but because everyone has a year-end best-of list!

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Rare Artist Interviews Now Available for Streaming

The Library of Congress is now streaming, for free, rare artist interviews collected by author and veteran music industry executive Joe Smith.

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Movies Under Fire

Two widely anticipated biopics in the making have recently come under fire for their casting choices.

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CBC's Jazz Poll

When CBC Music launched, they asked some of Canada’s finest jazz musicians what they thought were the most essential Canadian jazz albums — recordings of timeless music performed by talented jazz Canucks.

Now that the year is soon drawing to a close, it seems timely to share the top 10 that the CBC Music jazz team put together, created from all of their choices as well as their own, and turn to jazz fans to help finalize a Top 10 Canadian Jazz Essentials list.

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Farewell to Quotes

Wholenote's Ori Dagan talked to Fay Olson about the closing of Quotes Bar & Grill on King Street where she has been hosting a jazz series since 2006 with a who's who of Canadian jazz backed up by the Canadian Jazz Quartet

Quotes has been the home of the "Fridays at Five" series for 7 seasons now. What have been some of the musical highlights?

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