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Drummer Dana Hall Goes 'Into The Light'

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Jazz Ensemble Empirical Recalls Eric Dolphy

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Ella Fitzgerald: A Trove Of Club Treasures

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Guitarist Bill Frisell and his trio soundtracks Buster Keaton's Go West and two more films on a new DVD. Hulton Archive / Getty Images hide caption

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Jazz For The Eyes And Ears: Bill Frisell And More

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Wadada Leo Smith's trumpet is raw but lyrical, full of big gestures but intimate somehow. Scott Groller hide caption

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Wadada Leo Smith: Old And New 'Dimensions'

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Carla's Christmas Carols, by Carla Bley, is sometimes sweetly and majestically unironic. The odd bits give it a sense of mystery that suits the holy day, but is rare in Christmas music. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Holiday Cheer With A Jazz Twist

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Losing Jazz's Preconceptions With 'Historicity'

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Nicole Mitchell's 'Renegade' Jazz

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Louis Armstrong, The 'Decca Sessions'

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'Live' With The Fred Hersch Pocket Orchestra

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Ran Blake: Ghosts In The Piano

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New Tunes From Rudd's 'Trombone Tribe'

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Green Goes Blue With 'Grant's First Stand'

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'Tain' Watts: What's In A Name?

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