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June 25, 2009 The SFJAZZ Collective has been named the Jazz Journalists Association 2009 Small Ensemble Group of the Year, recognizing the seven composers and players and the Bay Area organization that fields this team. Miguel Zenon, Renee Rosnes, Dave Douglas and more run through a set of Wayne Shorter's pieces at Chicago's Orchestra Hall.
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November 25, 2008 It's been a remarkable year for jazz, and narrowing down a Top 10 list for 2008 takes a bit of work. Once again, there's room for enthusiasm and optimism about the state of jazz and its ability to inspire musicians and listeners alike. Here's a look (and a listen) back at some of the year's highlights.
July 10, 2008 Originally founded and led by tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman, the SF Jazz Collective plays modern music that demonstrates jazz's status as a living, ever-changing, ever-developing art. The all-star group plays a concert from the Chicago Symphony Center.
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December 25, 2007 WBGO Morning Jazz host Gary Walker shares his favorite jazz recordings of 2007. Among the artists he singles out: Michael Brecker, Abbey Lincoln, Maria Schneider and Ron Carter.
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