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Album Review: Bill Lloyd — Working the Long Game

While it’s true that Bill Lloyd first came to prominence as half of the c&w duo Foster and Lloyd – an outfit that did some fine work in that genre – today his reputation centers primarily around his solo work. And that music is much more accurately described as (oh, here it comes) power pop.

Hundred-word Reviews for September 2016, Part 3

Cutting a swath through the pile of CDs in my inbox, here I present five more quick reviews. Maynard Ferguson – Complete High Voltage The 1980s aren’t generally thought of as a fertile period in the jazz idiom. Fusion had had its moment, and what most people though of jazz in the 80s was a