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Evidently, pianist Kris Bowers' bookshelf includes James Baldwin's uncollected writings and Robin Kelley's biography of Thelonious Monk.

In a new video, young gun Kris Bowers takes a tour from ragtime and stride through the present day.

Roscoe Mitchell is one of six jazz musicians awarded the Doris Duke Artist Award for 2014.

April 23, 2014 Winners of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundations 2014 arts grants include 13 jazz musicians.

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band's new album, Landmarks, comes out April 29.

April 20, 2014 Jazz star, singer-songwriter, Bob Dylan drummer, preacher's son: he distills it all into his band.

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Donald Fagen (left) and Walter Becker of Steely Dan.

April 18, 2014 Donald Fagen and Walter Becker play their "Josie" as well as "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."

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The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.

April 18, 2014 Metal superstar Robert Trujillo is funding a film of his hero, the late Jaco Pastorius.

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