Ruston Kelly's never been one to shy from harsh realism and ugly truth. Within Shape & Destroy's sparse settings, he embraces a heart-on-sleeve sentimentalism.
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Every now and again, a young jazz musician turns up out of nowhere to take the whole scene by surprise, and then by storm. That's exactly what we're seeing right now from Micah Thomas.
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Tenor Jonas Kaufmann, with pianist Helmut Deutsch, in recital at a Baroque abbey in Bavaria. The performance was part of the Metropolitan Opera's new live streaming series.