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Kenny Garrett

Kenny Garrett

REVIEW: Kenny Garrett, 'Do Your Dance!,' Mack Avenue Records >>

'Do Your Dance!' (Mack Avenue) is yet another chapter of a book long unfinished traversing Kenny Garrett's time in the Mercer Ellington Orchestra, the Five Peace Band with Chick Corea and John McLaughlin, his apprenticeships in the bands of Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Donald Byrd, Miles Davis and as an international phenomenon both solo and with Sting. Most Garrett CDs are among the best of the year. This is no exception.

Kenny Garrett Appointed Director of Jazz Studies Program at William Paterson University, Succeeds Mulgrew Miller

Kenny Garrett Appointed Director of Jazz Studies Program at William Paterson University, Succeeds Mulgrew Miller >>

Kenny Garrett, the internationally recognized jazz saxophonist, may be hitting the ceiling as he jumps for joy after being named William Paterson University's director of the Jazz Studies Program.

Pick 'Em: Terri Lyne Carrington's 'Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue' for Best Instrumental Jazz Album Grammy >>

In keeping up with the pre-Grammy hysteria this week, we here at Classicalite want to keep you readers abreast of only the most pertinent news. This one comes as an update (and perhaps our projected winner) to the category of Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

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