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A pioneer of global and modal jazz, the multi-instrumentalist and composer Yusef Lateef is only beginning to have his importance in the history of the music properly acknowledged. After languishing off-catalogue for decades, much of his output is being made available once more. A treasure trove of...By Chris May
With a persistently active live and equally dynamic release schedule in his back pocket, alto saxophonist Patrick Cornelius continues to push the boundaries of the straight-ahead approach to jazz into a more modern context. Since his first recording as a leader—2006's self-released Lucid Dream featuring a cast of...By Friedrich Kunzmann
An incessant stream of new artists, new ideas, revisitations of old ideas and ever-shifting technological inventions continues to push jazz onward, forward into the 21st Century. While most of today's music began taking root and developing in the turbulent jazz topographies of the last centuryBy Friedrich Kunzmann
What can you say about music icon Chick Corea that hasn't already been said? His past, his career has been honored, dissected, and revered. As it should be. A composer and pianist of unparalleled skills and accomplishments, Corea's place in music history continues to plateau.By Jim Worsley
As mentioned in previous columns, if you dig into the background of musicians, you're apt to find a jazz connection. Case in point, guitarist Derek Trucks. Praised by guitar icons such as Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, and B.B. King, there's no doubt that he has some serious chops.By Alan Bryson
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