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Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 5 – DAVID FRIESEN QUARTET:  I have long been a fan of David Friesen's "brand" of jazz... ever...
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Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 - RON STEEN QUARTET: I don't think the organizers could have picked a better act to open...
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Multifaceted mesmerizing jazz piano Ernest Turner - MY AMERICANA:  There are "unsung" jazz heroes all across the planet today, & Ernest's multifaceted and mesmerizing...
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