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  • 12 Points 2018

    12 Points 2018

    Returning to its spiritual home of Dublin after back-to-back editions in San Sebastian and Aarhus, 12 Points 2018 marks one of the highpoints of the Irish musical year. Its appeal lies not just in...

  • Linda May Han Oh: Talent and Dedication

    Linda May Han Oh: Talent and Dedication

    Over the past decade, bassist Linda May Han Oh has been hailed as one of the most gifted bassists, bandleaders and composers of her generation. She is a virtuoso who can swing hard while keeping instrumental grace and precision...

  • Meet Homer Schaaf

    Meet Homer Schaaf

    Like several Super Fans before him, Homer Schaaf was brought to our attention by jazz musicians who appreciate his ubiquitous presence at the New York City clubs, gig after gig, year after year. We think you'll be charmed by Homer's...

  • Bob James: Piano Player

    Bob James: Piano Player

    In a career that spans about five decades, Bob James has made an impact on a variety of musical genres. His roots are in jazz, but he has run the gamut from playing avant-garde jazz on the outer fringes--which he was...

  • Blue Highways and Sweet Music: The Territory Bands, Part II

    Blue Highways and Sweet Music: The Territory...

    Part 1 of Blue Highways and Sweet Music: The Territory Bands looked at the roots, drivers and challenges of the travelling groups who brought jazz music to the non-urban areas of the Southern...

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Change In The Air

Cuong Vu 4Tet
Change In The Air

Vera

Myriad3
Vera

In Motion

Line Matter
In Motion

Marshian Time Slip

Steve Fishwick/Alex...
Marshian Time Slip

Four On The Road

David Ambrosio
Four On The Road

Six Encomiums for Cecil Taylor

Winged Serpents
Six Encomiums for...

Dormancy

Aram Shelton &...
Dormancy

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Nils Petter Molvaer
Nils Petter Molvaer

Nils Petter Molvær (NPM), Norwegian trumpet player, composer and producer, connects multiple music styles—jazz, ambient, house, electronic and break beats, as well as elements from hip hop, rock... read more

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