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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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'

Scholar and fan Ryan Truesdell has turned unheard Evans scores into richly textured works.

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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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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

It's tricky making a little band sound this big, but trombonist Ray Anderson knows his tricks.

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Jenny Scheinman's (left) quartet represents players raised on and used to playing all kinds of music. Michael Gross hide caption

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Jenny Scheinman's 'Mayhem' Hard To Pin Down

Scheinman's quartet features players raised on and accustomed to performing all kinds of music.

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Matt Wilson: Trios, Quartets And 'Don Knotts'

Like a comedian, the drummer knows something about offhand dexterity and split-second timing.

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Jimmy Owens mostly dresses Monk's tunes for uptown wear — Monk the Harlem jam session swinger. Stephanie Myers hide caption

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Jimmy Owens Navigates Monk's 'Brilliant Corners'

Owens mostly dresses Thelonious Monk's tunes for uptown wear — Monk the Harlem jam-session swinger.

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