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  • David Torn: Making Records, Film Composition, and Working With David Bowie

    David Torn: Making Records, Film Composition, and...

    Experimental guitarist, looper, songwriter, improviser, session guitarist, film composer, record producer, mixer...David Torn is all of those things. He is constantly on the move, looking...

  • Courtney Pine: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

    Courtney Pine: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

    Courtney Pine didn't pick up his beloved tenor saxophone for more than a decade, until an album exploring the black British experience demanded it. The multi-instrumentalist eschewed the horn on...

  • Rufus Reid: Composer, Educator, Bassist, Gait Keeper… And Prophet

    Rufus Reid: Composer, Educator, Bassist, Gait...

    Rufus Reid doesn't play standards, as much as he is the standard, a well of knowledge and wisdom that this bassist was fortunate to sit down with one afternoon....

  • Denys Baptiste: Making the Late Trane Accessible

    Denys Baptiste: Making the Late Trane Accessible

    Even the most avowed John Coltrane disciples among us would admit to grappling with some of the albums he released in the couple of years before his death—the likes of Ascension, Sun Ship and Om...

  • European Jazz Conference 2017

    European Jazz Conference 2017

    The snow-capped mountains flanking Ljubljana form a natural border between Slovenia and Italy and provided a picturesque backdrop to the 4th annual European Jazz Conference. For the record...

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The Study of Touch

Django Bates
The Study of Touch

Another North

Aki Rissanen
Another North

Gledalec

Kaja Draksler Octet
Gledalec

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Jelly Roll Morton
Jelly Roll Morton

The city of New Orleans has the distinction of being the ‘birthplace of jazz’ so its appropriate that in New Orleans in or around 1885 to 1890 would be born the self-proclaimed “inventor of jazz”. Ferdinand... read more

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