Jazz musicians striking out on their own. From left, Sam Newsome (photographer credit: Takashi Kubo), Matthew Shipp (photographer credit: Lena Adasheva) and Theo Bleckmann (photographer credit: Susie Knoll/München). Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Year In Music: Jazz Pared All The Way Down

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Sam Newsome fine-tunes his pitches by swinging the bell of his horn past the microphone to exploit the Doppler effect. Andrew Lepley/Redferns hide caption

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Sam Newsome: A Soprano Sax 'Soliloquy'

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