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Jazzwise Regulars 4-8 News Blue Note turns 70… Keith Jarrett plays London… major Tim Garland project and all the latest news and gossip from the world of jazz
14 The Way It Is Stuart Nicholson has an unusual theory about jazz and the origin of the credit crunch
18 Jazz on film The Benny Goodman Story is this month’s choice
20-21 Taking off Cellist Jörg Brinkmann and bassist Paula Gardiner
38 Turning Point Pianist Tim Lapthorn on the album that changed his life
44-64 CD reviews 66 Books and DVDs 69 The Player Pete Wareham on his favourite equipment
70 Instrument reviews 72-74 Live reviews
76-79 Gig guide 80 Subscriptions Save money and grab a fantastic, free Nonesuch jazz CD
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10 New Jazz Sessions CD Track listing information for this month’s superb Yamaha New Jazz Sessions covermounted CD 16-17 Albums of the year Jazzwise writers vote for their favourite releases and reissues 22-29 Miles Davis The year 2009 marks the 50th anniversary of Kind of Blue . Stuart Nicholson uncovers new revelations as a special anniversary boxed set is released 30-32 Julian Arguelles Highly-regarded saxophonist Arguelles returns with a new multitracked solo album 34-35 Wadada Leo Smith The spiritual trumpeter looks back on his career with Kevin Le Gendre 36-37Julia Hülsmann The German pianist debuts on ECM this month with a startlingly original invocation on the end of summer 40-43 Chris McGregor As a new boxed set by the legendary South African group The Blue Notes is released Duncan Heining looks back to the heyday of Chris McGregor and his groundbreaking band