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Tom Vitale

In 2010, the acquisition of William Savory’s legendary collection of almost 1,000 live recordings had jazz fans salivating. Now, 40 restored tracks from the Savory archives are available on iTunes.
After Forrest Gump became a best-seller, Winston Groom says he ran out of good ideas for novels — until now. His new book, El Paso, is set during the Mexican Revolution.
“We came together to invigorate Erroll’s musical legacy,” says Susan Rosenberg, who inherited Garner’s archive. The project will release unheard material from the pianist and composer.
It’s been 60 years since the Japanese musician moved to the U.S., changed the sound of the big band, and counted Oscar Peterson and Charles Mingus among her fans. It wasn’t an easy road.