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Tax issues dog some Detroit mayor hopefuls

DETROIT, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tax issues are dogging several of the 15 contenders to replace the jailed Kwame Kilpatrick as mayor of Detroit, records show.

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Today is April 15.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Trombonist Miff Mole was born this day in 1898 in Roosevelt, N.Y. He was a revolutionary trombonist in the 1920s, teaming up on classic recordings with cornetist Red Nichols.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

A historically significant event took place in New York on this day in 1917. The Original Dixieland Jazz Band made its first recording.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Pianist and singer Una Mae Carlisle was born this day in 1915 in Xenia, Ohio. She sang on Fats Waller's 1939 recording of "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and had her own radio and television series in the 1940s. She died in 1956.
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Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

The world of jazz in 2002 was one of advancements, losses and puzzles.
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Bass player Reggie Workman was born this day in 1937 in Philadelphia. His first jazz collaboration was with saxophonist Gigi Gryce in 1958. His other associations have included Red Garland, John Coltrane, Herbie Mann, Thelonious Monk, Freddie Hubbard, Arc
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International

Jazz Condition -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

George Wein, the ingenious promoter who invented the concept of the jazz festival nearly a half-century ago at Newport, Rhode Island, has lived to see his brain
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Jazz Notes: Goings on in the jazz world

Singer Maxine Sullivan was born this day in 1911 in Homestead, Pa. Success came early after she joined Claude Thornehill's band in 1937 and had a hit with her recording "Loch Lomond." She died in 1987, a year after her album "The Great Songs from the Cott
KEN FRANCKLING, United Press International
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Bob Berg (April 7, 1951 – December 5, 2002) was a jazz saxophonist originally from Brooklyn, New York City. He started his musical education at the age of six when he began studying classical piano. He began playing the saxophone at the age of thirteen. Bob Berg was a Juilliard graduate influenced heavily by the late 1964–67 period of John Coltrane's music.He was known for his extremely expressive playing and tone.

A student from the Hard Bop school, he played from 1973–76 with Horace Silver and from 1977–83 with Cedar Walton. Berg became more widely known through his short period in the Miles Davis band. He left Davis's band in 1987 after recording only one album with the band.

After leaving Davis's band, Berg released a series of solo albums and also performed and recorded frequently in a group co-led with guitarist Mike Stern. On these albums he played a more accessible style of music, mixing funk, jazz and even country music with many other diverse compositional elements to produce albums that were always musical. He often played at the 7th Ave South NYC club. He worked with Chick Corea, Steve Gadd and Eddie Gomez in a great quartet. His tenor saxophone sound was a synthesis of Rhythm and Blues players like Junior Walker and Arnett Cobb with the lyricism, intellectual freedom and soul of Wayne Shorter, Joe Henderson and John Coltrane.

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