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Judy Bridgewater

Judy Bridgewater

This Is my daughter-in-law Jane Monheit masquerading as “Judy Bridgewater.” It’s from the film Never Let Me Go. Everyone knows how wonderfully she sings Jazz, but here she absolutely kills the 50s R&B vibe intended. And a great retro groove by her band. Rick Montalbano on drums, Mike Kanan on piano and Neal Miner on …

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Was I There?

Was I There?

by Rick Montalbano I was born in 1949 and very fortunate to grow up in a time when live music was flourishing. I started playing at 11. My first teacher, John Jaski, sent me on gigs when I was 13. The idea that people would pay me to do what I loved to do seemed …

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