Best known for bright, accessible modern jazz, Pat Metheny takes on an experimental composer's work with the new Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny And John Zorn: A Vivid Sound World
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Jack DeJohnette will perform at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival — just a few days before he turns 70. Chris Griffith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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. EyeShotJazz hide caption

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Pat Metheny is currently touring the U.S. for two months with his orchestrion. Jimmy Katz hide caption

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Man And Machines: Pat Metheny's Orchestrion
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