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December 18, 2013 We asked 137 jazz journalists to pick their favorite albums that came out this year. Out of over 700 nominees, here are their collective top 50 picks, along with top finishers in the Latin jazz, vocal, debut and reissue categories.
April 4, 2012 The pianist once estimated that he was a member of "15 to 20" working bands — which says something about how much (and how many) fellow musicians value his playing. Hear him perform with his own band.
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April 4, 2012 Jazzman Craig Taborn reflects on the possibilities of the format, and those who exemplified it.
Craig Taborn's solo album, Avenging Angel, is full of wide-open spaces between notes, and very quiet dynamics.
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June 2, 2011 Taborn's solo album is full of wide-open spaces between notes, and very quiet dynamics.
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June 17, 2010 The fearless pianist has a gift that's rare in jazz: making experimental improvisation enjoyable. He rarely gets to present his own groups, but he sees the spotlight at the Jazz Gallery, kicking off the CareFusion Jazz Festival New York.
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