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Unintentionally, or possibly subconsciously, this Saturday's Jazz Caliente is sprinkled with songs named for Cuban, Puerto Rican and Caribbean dishes. ¡Buen Provecho!
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  • New releases and special reissues specifically for Record Store Day include pianist Ahmad Jamal recorded in Seattle in the 1960s, Arturo Sandoval and Paquito D'Rivera's 1991 album "Reunion," and some classic blues.
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    One of the major personalities on the Seattle jazz scene from the '50s through the '80s, Joni Metcalf was a pianist, singer, composer and teacher. Metcalf passed away earlier this month at age 91. We'll remember her singing, playing piano and performing some of her original music on this episode of Jazz Northwest.