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Jimmy Scott, jazzman with childlike voice, dies

In this Friday, June 18, 2004 file photo, Jazz legend Jimmy Scott poses for a portrait at his home in Euclid, Ohio. Scott, a jazzman with an ethereal man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated "All the Way,"died on Friday, June 13, 2014. He was 88. (AP Photo/Jamie-Andrea Yanak)

Jimmy Scott, a jazzman with a man-child voice who found success late in life with the Grammy-nominated “All the Way,” has died. He was 88.

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From Miles Davis to Laura Fygi, a personal journey on jazz music

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laura-fyiji

Miles Davis’s 1959 opus “Kind of Blue” was playing on my mind when I was assigned to cover Laura Fygi’s recent show at Fairmont Raffles Hotel in Makati City.

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Tuck & Patti at the doorway to Wonderland

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MINDI Abair, jazz wonder woman

Time does fly when you’re caught up in the music.

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There’s still time to catch the PIJazz fest

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tuck-&-patti

There’s not much buzz about it, perhaps because the organizers have their hands too full to publicize the event. But the 2013 Philippine International Jazz Festival or Pijazz has been quietly ongoing since kicking off on Feb. 1, with an almost nightly schedule of performances at bars, malls and hotels—the idea of which is to make the music accessible to where the people are.

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Innovative jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd dies at 80

Donald Byrd. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Jazz musician Donald Byrd, a leading hard-bop trumpeter of the 1950s who collaborated on dozens of albums with top artists of his time and later enjoyed commercial success with hit jazz-funk fusion records such as “Black Byrd,” has died. He was 80.

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