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Musical Influences: “The Jones Boys”

I remember it as if it was yesterday. It was the summer of 1978. I was a freshman in high school, attending Tommy Goff’s Auburn…

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Gig Tall Tales: Joe Watson

My first thoughts when recounting tales of gigs from days gone by are: Was it illegal? Can I still be charged? Did it really happen…

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David Evans with the Chuck Israels Orchestra

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Steve Armour gives a Bone Lesson

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Gordon Goodwin Stirs the Pot with His Post – Grammy Awards Comments

On February 13, 2017, Grammy-Award winning arranger and big band leader Gordon Goodwin created a bit of controversy with his comments on his Facebook page…

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