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Doug Raney: Best for Last

For some reason, the best jazz albums are impossible to find—at sane prices, of course. There are plenty of mediocre ones out there—and many are re-issued over and over and over again through the years. But the real gems seem...       Related Stories Jon Raney on Doug Raney Jan Lundgren: Styne and Young  
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