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RJ Spangler’s DJ7

January 31, 2018
The DJ7 (Detroit Jazz Septet) concentrates on the music of  Duke Ellington’s Small Groups as well as original material contributed by bassist John Barron and some other era-appropriate numbers. From 1956 and into the early ’60’s, master pianist/composer/arranger Duke Ellington recorded small group sessions with his star soloists such as Johnny Hodges, Paul Gonsalves &...
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Combining a joyful swing feel with an impeccable touch, Ben Paterson has quickly established himself as one of the most exciting young pianists on the Jazz scene today, garnering international acclaim for his superb musicianship and engaging performances.  Originally from Philadelphia, Ben studied both classical and jazz music before moving to the great city of Chicago,...
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