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MoFrancesco Quintetto, Maloca

by Jeff Becker Well-crafted and swinging, bassist Francesco Valente presents bits of hard bop mixed with contemporary refrains, coupled with musicianship that sparkles with each…







Diane Hubka, West Coast Strings

by Jeff Becker Diane Hubka’s newest release, West Coast Strings (SSJ-USA Records, 2013) finds the warm toned singer working with eight West Coast guitarists including:…


Jimmy Giuffre, Free Fall

by  Jeff Becker The years between the release of Jimmy Giuffre’s ground-breaking 1962 album Free Fall and his return to the studio in 1971 with…