Sam Rivers' trio with Dave Holland and Barry Altschul (not pictured) recently released its 2007 reunion show on CD. Ken Weiss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 26 Years, The Sam Rivers Trio Resurfaces

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Saxophonist Art Pepper called George Cables his favorite pianist. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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George Cables: A Heartfelt Tribute To His 'Muse'

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For Ron Miles, the better he knows how a tune works, the less he has to play to put it across. John Spiral hide caption

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Ron Miles Finds Wide-Open Spaces On 'Quiver'

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Sam Rivers' trio with Dave Holland and Barry Altschul (not pictured) recently released its 2007 reunion show on CD. Ken Weiss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 26 Years, The Sam Rivers Trio Resurfaces

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Vince Guaraldi had range, as well as an instrumental hit right when jazz was vanishing from AM radio. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vince Guaraldi Didn't Just Play For 'Peanuts'

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Brad Mehldau's latest covers project, Where Do You Start, came out Tuesday. Michael Wilson /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People

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Miguel Zenon And Laurent Coq Play 'Hopscotch'

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A new box set of early albums captures Jan Garbarek's forming saxophone sound — austere and astringent. Roberto Massoti/ECM Records hide caption

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How Jan Garbarek Came To Epitomize Nordic Jazz

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Ryan Truesdell has turned unheard Gil Evans scores into richly textured works on Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans. Dina Regine hide caption

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Digging Up The 'Newly Discovered Works Of Gil Evans'

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Saxophonist Jesse Davis performs at Smalls Jazz Club in New York. Michelle Watt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jesse Davis: Live From New York's Other Basement Club

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Ravi Coltrane's new album is called Spirit Fiction. Deborah Feingold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ravi Coltrane: A Noble Sound, Witness To Its Heritage

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Linda Oh: Connecting Points On A Musical Map

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It's tricky making a little band sound big on Sweet Chicago Suite, but trombonist Ray Anderson knows his tricks. Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe hide caption

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Ray Anderson: A Pocket-Size Suite Makes A Huge Racket

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Edmar Castañeda's new album is titled Double Portion. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Edmar Castaneda's 'Double Portion' Of Harp

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Tracing The Evolution Of Lost Chicago Jazz

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