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Aron Ottignon - "Starfish" (Stream)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Recently, we got a teaser of the new single from pianist Aron Ottignon, "Starfish". Now Ottignon has released the track into the world and it's even more full-bodied than the preview video led on. Check out a stream of the track after the jump and stay on the lookout for new material from Ottignon (on his own or with the increasingly ubiquitous Woodkid) throughout 2014.

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Joshua Redman Quartet Live at Lincoln Center

Ben Gray
Contributing Writer
bengray417@gmail.com

Jazz at Lincoln Center has been webcasting many of its concerts, including some recent shows led by Wynton Marsalis and Vijay Iyer, to name just a couple. Their Livestream page is where their upcoming video streams are listed. Up next is a show from Joshua Redman and his quartet, featuring Aaron Goldberg on piano, Reuben Rogers on bass, and Gregory Hutchinson on drums. The show starts at 7pm EST this Friday, February 7th. Tune in here (after the jump) or at the Lincoln Center’s page for the event. This will be a live event, not sure if the audio or video will be archived, so set your calendar and tune in this Friday.

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The Fourth Annual Joe Sample Episode of The Line-Up for 31 January 2014

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

The tradition continues once again, though I must say it sort of snuck up on me this year. Nevertheless, I cobbled together the materials that the KRTU computer had (which I probably put maybe half of them in myself years ago) and played the hits. Happy 75th birthday, Joe Sample.

The Line-Up for 31 January 2014

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Kneebody - "Still Play" (Video)

Anthony Dean-Harris
Editor-in-Chief
anthony.deanharris@nextbop.com / @i_ADH

Our friends over at KMHD Portland filmed the dynamic band Kneebody in action at the Alberta Street Pub. Catch this very well made video of the group performing "Still Play" off their latest album, The Line, after the jump.

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Gingerbread Boy: A Critical Analysis of Covers

Ben Gray
Contributing Writer
bengray417@gmail.com

"Gingerbread Boy" is a tune written by saxophone player Jimmy Heath that was played fairly heavily following its first appearance, then underwent some big changes up to the present day. But before we get to that, the beginning - the first appearance of this song was in 1964 on Jimmy Heath’s On The Trail album, where Heath was joined by Wynton Kelly on piano, Kenny Burrell on guitar, Paul Chambers on bass, and Albert "Tootie" Heath on drums.