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Under Oblique — I's zigzag lines, Tyshawn Sorey's drums barrel along like a runaway tractor trailer.
October 11, 2011 Under Oblique — I's zigzag lines, Sorey's drums barrel along like a runaway tractor trailer.
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Steve Coleman performs with Five Elements, including Jonathan Finlayson (on trumpet, foreground), on the Harbor Stage at the Newport Jazz Festival.
August 7, 2011 Hear the alto saxophonist and the latest incarnation of his virtuosic band play at Newport.
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Pianist Kris Davis has a delicate yet searching touch on Paradoxical Frog, a trio record with Tyshawn Sorey and Ingrid Laubrock.
June 22, 2010 While the most curious jazz album of 2010 features robots playing the works of guitar wizard Pat Metheny, we're not ready just yet to cave into our new jazz robot overlords. Outside of the robotic army, we pick the best new jazz albums 2010 has had to offer.
Cooper-Moore, Assif Tsahar and Chad Taylor make up the funky Digital Primitives.
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September 23, 2009 The new economy of jazz has forced many musicians to adopt a "go lean" approach; more than ever, three is a magic number. Trio recordings in jazz are not uncommon, but the trinity's proliferation this year makes the case that less is more. Sample five upcoming trio discs.
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