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

Remembering The Jazz Greats Who Died In 2016

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6 Jazz Virtuosos Share The Stage In 'The Concert Of The Century'

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Mary Halvorson Leaves Some Room For Weirdness In 'Away With You'

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Wadada Leo Smith Celebrates The Centennial Of America's National Parks

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Two New Records Showcase The Range Of Jazz Drummer Andrew Cyrille

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Jim Black's Trio Comes Into Its Own With A Lovely, 'Constant' Album

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'Musical Monsters' Revisits A 1980 Concert By Cornet Player Don Cherry

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New Releases Capture 'Inimitable' Tenor Saxophonist In His Neglected '70s Prime

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'Unheard Bird' Gives Fresh Insight Into Charlie Parker's Musical Genius

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The Enduring Musical Influence Of Electric Guitarist Charlie Christian

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Jazz Pianist Dan Cray's 'Outside In' Features Slow Tempos, Meandering Melodies

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Jazz Legend Allen Toussaint's Touch And Timing Shine On His Last Record

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Jazz Drummer Matt Wilson's 'Big Happy Family' Is Heartfelt And Harmonious

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Kindred Spirits Cuong Vu And Pat Metheny Come Together In A New Jazz Album

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Ralph Peterson Proves We're In A Golden Age Of Jazz Piano Trios

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