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Petr Cancura: Down Home

Read "Down Home" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Once jazz migrated from New Orleans and the Deep South to Chicago and New York, a favorite put-down for those making music that wasn't urban, cool or modern was to call the musicians “country." It was as if all things of jazz consequence outside of urban centers was required to be imported from said cities.Of late, jazz artist have latched onto the 'slow food,' buy-local movement, taking ingredients found in the country to build upon this thing called ...


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