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From left to right, the panel included Terri Lyne Carrington, Lizz Wright, Jimmy Heath and Antonio Hart.

Read On The Future Of Jazz Among Black Folk

September 20, 2012 – A panel of musicians assembled by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation had lots of ideas.

Meklit Hadero is based in the San Francisco Bay area, a two-hour drive north of Monterey.

Read Five New Singers At The 2012 Monterey Jazz Festival

September 20, 2012 – The long-running festival welcomes new talent every year, including these emerging vocalists.

Dave Douglas.

Read Finnish Patriotism, Christian Hymns And One Trumpeter's Mom

September 19, 2012 – Well before a new recording, the hymn "Be Still My Soul" had already seen many different lives.

Dave Douglas.

Watch Dave Douglas Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca WBGO

September 19, 2012 – The trumpeter's new band, with folksinger Aoife O'Donovan, explores a carefully curated hymnal. WBGO


Read Brad Mehldau: (Unlikely) Songs By Other People

September 18, 2012 – The jazz trio covers classic rock, folk and pop tunes on its latest album, Where Do You Start.


Cannonball Adderley.

Read Cannonball Adderley: 5 Songs From A Joyous Soul Jazz24

September 15, 2012 – With a sweetly ferocious style, the alto saxophonist bridged decades of expression. Jazz24

Joe Jackson's new album is The Duke.

Read Joe Jackson Pays Tribute To 'The Duke'

September 16, 2012 – Throughout his career, Joe Jackson has taken on any musical challenge — from the symphony to swing.


The Neil Cowley Trio is: (L-R) Evan Jenkins, Cowley, Rex Horan.

Read Around The Jazz Internet: Sept. 14, 2012

September 14, 2012 – Adele's pianist, women in the avant-garde, Indiana jazz history and the 50 greatest saxophonists.

John Coltrane on the cover of Blue Train.

Read A Piece Of Technology That Makes Listening To Jazz Better

September 14, 2012 – The new Spotify app from Blue Note makes sense of the data jumble in which fans lose themselves.

The quartet Garage a Trois.

Read You Will Be Shot: Five Ways Jazz Can Be Punk KMHD

September 10, 2012 – As these songs show, the spirit of adventure has been a part of both genres' musical trajectories. KMHD

Ornette Coleman, pictured here in 2006, was portrayed in a recently-restored 1986 documentary called Ornette: Made In America.

Read Around The Jazz Internet: Sept. 7, 2012

September 7, 2012 – An Ornette Coleman documentary restored, plus the freewheeling Tim Berne and Herbie's Mwandishi.

Jazz singer Karrin Allyson on KPLU in Seattle.

Watch Karrin Allyson: Swinging Jazz Standards Jazz24

September 6, 2012 – Watch the jazz singer run through "I Want to Be Happy" and "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" at KPLU. Jazz24

Matt Wilson.

Listen Matt Wilson's Arts And Crafts: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

September 5, 2012 – A colorful drummer who proudly deploys his goofy joy, Wilson leads a long-running band in concert. WBGO


Abel Meeropol watches as his sons, Robert and Michael, play with a train set.

Read The Strange Story Of The Man Behind 'Strange Fruit'

September 5, 2012 – Years later, the writer of the iconic Billie Holiday song was tied to another event in U.S. history.


Matt Wilson.

Read The Drummer Who Blows Bubbles At Gigs

September 4, 2012 – Wilson's Arts and Crafts band has adapted to its leader's "slightly warped wavelength."

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