Wayne Shorter, photographed in 2014. The famed saxophonist's ambitious new project, Emanon -- encompassing three discs of interweaving jazz explorations and orchestral arrangements, with an accompanying graphic novel — was released Sep. 14, 2018.
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South African composer and pianist Abdullah Ibrahim, one of the NEA's 2019 Jazz Master recipients, along with Maria Schneider, Bob Dorough and Stanley Crouch.
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