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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Power Trio Mixes Old And New, And The Result Is 'Perfection'

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Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins Revisits Past Performances With 'Holding The Stage'

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Henry Threadgill Doubles Up On 'Old Locks And Irregular Verbs'

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Guitar Prodigy Julian Lage Finds His Sweet Spot With 'Arclight'

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Ortiz's 'Hidden Voices' Mixes Cuban Strains With Modern Jazz

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