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Something exciting on the billboard jazz charts, Jeff Goldblum / The Philippine Star

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Something exciting has happened to the Billboard jazz charts. Nothing earthshaking really. Michael Bublé's Love is still No. 1 after seven weeks. But there is now a new title by a new artist that is rocking things up. The title comes across as fairly ordinary, The Capitol Studio Sessions. It is also quite misleading. The legendary Capitol Studio does not exist anymore and the live album was not recorded there, but in a Hollywood jazz club. The name of the artist though is far from ordinary. It is Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. Jeff Goldblum? Mildred Snitzer? Is that really Jeff Goldblum?

Pay no mind to the name Mildred Snitzer. That was just the name of a friend of his mother's that he thought sounded great and is similar to those old-time jazz orchestras. And it is just like Goldblum of the quirky image to choose something like it. Yes, it is indeed Goldblum.

It turned out that aside from being an actor with a flair for strange roles, Goldblum is also an excellent pianist and accomplished jazz musician. He sells, too. His Capitol Studio Sessions is at present ranked No. 10 in the jazz albums chart. It is alongside new guys like Kamasi Washington and legends like Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

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