Kevin Whitehead Kevin Whitehead is the jazz critic on NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross.

From Meditation Music To Whaling Songs, 2 New Records Showcase Berendt's Mashups

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Saxophonist Scott Hamilton Harmonizes With The Jeff Hamilton Trio On 'Live In Bern'

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Jazz Master Kenny Barron Dazzles As A Soloist 'At The Piano'

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Percussive Piano And Rollicking Swing Float Matthew Shipp's 'Conduct Of Jazz'

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'On The Way To Two' Offers A Snapshot Of A True Jazz Partnership

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The 'Complete Bee Hive Recordings' Buzz With The Energy Of '70s Mainstream Jazz

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'Tomeka Reid Quartet' Offers A Tightly Synchronized Mix Of Cello And Guitar

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Singer Blurs The Lines Between East And West On 'Sounds And Cries Of the World'

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Revisiting The Intense Twists And Turns Of Garner's 'Concert By The Sea'

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A Working Jazz Band Shows Off Its Polish In 'Canada Day IV'

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Jazz Vocalist Issues A Convincing Calling Card With 'Nothing But Soul'

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'The Thompson Fields' Mixes Prairie Dreaming With A Big-Band Beat

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Trombonist Ku-umba Frank Lacy Brings 'Earnest Intensity' To 'Mingus Sings'

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New Release Features Jazz Flutist Sam Most's 'Breathy, Punchy Sound'

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Reissue Of Thelonious Monk's 'Riverside Recordings' Shows A Star On The Rise

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