Interpreting Frank Zappa, Melvin Sparks

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Bill Carbone and Beau Sasser are a literal musical keystone for a pair of groups that specialize in bringing the music of two very divergent musicians to the stage, thus not only keeping it relevant and accessible, but introducing it to audiences who may not be familiar with it.LIVE_NECTARS2

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Marilyn Scott on Java Jazz

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Marilyn Scott, California-based, but world-renowned jazz and R&B vocalist traces her evolution from background singer with George Duke, Spyra Gyra, Yellowjackets, Etta James and Tower of Power, to 40 years as a solo artist. She discussed her career and the upcoming release of her latest standardblueeffort, Standard Blue (Prana Entertainment) on the March 17 edition of Java Jazz as the spotlight artist.

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