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August 24, 2010 For more than half a century, jazz musicians have collaborated with Indian classical musicians with frequently remarkable results. From Ravi Shankar and Bud Shank to Don Cherry's Codona, here are five works that engage jazz improvisation and Indian ragas.
September 11, 2009 Piano Jazz remembers alto saxophonist Bud Shank, a West Coast jazz institution with a cool swinging sound that was instantly recognizable among jazz enthusiasts. Shank joined McPartland in 2006 and brought along bassist Martin Wind and drummer Tim Horner to perform "Lover Man" and "My Romance."
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