25 Jun 2013
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By Ricky Sweum The recent completion of the 10 day Vispassana Meditation course as taught by S. N. Goenka has had a profound effect on my mind. It is a simple technique that contains the potential to free the practitioner from suffering both mentally and physically, and enables one…

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04 Jan 2011
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By Lenny Mazel (Pikes Peak Jazz Notes Newsletter, January 2011) www.ppjass.org With no prior knowledge of what is being heard, a local jazz artist comments on musical selections chosen by 25-year veteran of jazz radio Lenny Mazel. This month’s guest is: Ricky Sweum Joe Lovano…

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10 Oct 2010
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The New Face of Jazz: An Intimate Look at Today’s Living Legends and the Artists of Tomorrow Ricky Sweum “Music is a lifelong journey of self-discovery…

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11 Nov 2009
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By CICILY JANUS, Published: November 11, 2009 at All About Jazz The fog has lifted off of the coast of Seattle with the rise of Origin Records. As the fisherman of jazz today, they’ve cast their nets and pulled in a catch of fresh, raw and…

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