From the DP Archive: More Patti Austin! (Strictly Jazz, September 1994)

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April is Jazz Appreciation Month! In honor of which, every day during this month I will dig into the archives from my years as a jazz journalist (1987-1994), and post a random jazzy article here in A MUSIC LISTENER’S JOURNAL. Enjoy!

TODAY’S POST: another interview with the amazing vocalist Patti Austin, on the release of That Secret Place, her eleventh solo album, in 1994. (click on image until readable) Patti Austin

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From the Archive: “Jon Hendricks and the Magic of Vocalese” (JazzTimes, April 1987)

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April is Jazz Appreciation Month! In honor of which, every day during this month I will dig into the archives from my years as a jazz journalist (1987-1994), and post a random jazzy article here in A MUSIC LISTENER’S JOURNAL.

TODAY’S POST: a profile of the amazing vocalist Jon Hendricks. It was the first article I wrote for JazzTimes magazine, which led to a wonderful long journalistic relationship. For additional details, see the How I Became A Music Journalist post! (click on image until readable)