Tom Moon Since 1983, Tom Moon has been writing about pop, rock, jazz, blues, and the music of the world. For much of that time, he was a music critic at The Philadelphia Inquirer. Moon's work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Blender, Spin and more.
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Adult Jazz's new album, Gist Is, comes out Aug. 4. James Pearson Howes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bear In Heaven's new album, Time Is Over One Day Old, comes out Aug. 5. Dusdin Condren/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Melissa Aldana and Crash Trio released its self-titled debut album in June. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Sax Trio Taps Tradition While Thriving In The Present

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The deluxe version of Xscape features Michael Jackson's original demos, before the songs were "contemporized" for the album. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Is The 'Xscape' Deluxe Version Worth It? 3 Words: Michael Jackson Demos

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Conor Oberst's new album, Upside Down Mountain, comes out May 20. Butch Hogan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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tUnE-yArDs' new album, Nikki Nack, comes out May 6. Holly Andres/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sitting around what looks like a conference table with a small group of musicians, guitarist Moacyr Luz (center) leads his samba group. Courtesy of QK hide caption

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In Rio, A Universe Of Samba

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