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Bryant's owner buys Jazz Estate

Published Nov. 2, 2015

Mike Honkamp wasn't willing to sell his beloved business, The Jazz Estate, to just anyone. Although he was ready to focus on new projects, he wanted to find the right buyer - someone who would appreciate the history, niche and potential of the cozy music venue and lounge.

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Defying death: Jazz big bands strike back into the spotlight

Published June 17, 2015

All the brass horns gleam, whisper and shout. Tonal colors multiply, merge and melt, without digital trickery. Today's jazz orchestra composer-arranger's pen conjurs sumptuous landscapes for the soloist's ramble. Impressive recordings of them proliferate lately, some winning best-of-the-year polls and wide acclaim. But aren't big bands a creaking dinosaur of the swing era? Something is afoot, a reborn beast with a huge sonic footprint.

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Blame it on the Jazz

There is something about jazz that I just don't get.  You may say that it's because I'm not cultured enough but I think I've done a pretty good job at rounding myself out.  I have seen, participated and appreciated opera, jazz, blues and theatre and I've had fine wines and good cigars...

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