Nate Chinen

Nate’s Contributions

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11/23/16    The Gig

Don Friedman: Going Home

Nate Chinen reflects on the unsung brilliance of the late pianist

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10/21/16    The Gig

Bird's Unfinished Business

"Unheard Bird" is a holy grail for Charlie Parker devotees

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10/12/16    Albums

The New Breed
Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker, a guitarist best known for his work in the experimental Chicago rock band Tortoise, favors a clean tone with a judicious hint of delay. He’s a master of soulful phrasing, fluent but never flashy, and tends to present himself as the straight...

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09/28/16    Features

Joey Alexander Takes Giant Steps

Can the piano phenom find his personal voice while coming of age in the spotlight?

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09/13/16    The Gig

"How Can It Ever Be the Same?": On Ralph J. Gleason

Two new collections illuminate the range of a groundbreaking critic

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08/23/16    The Gig

Jazz-Rock Phenom Hedvig Mollestad

A young guitar god you need to hear

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06/28/16    The Gig

Close(d) Listening: Ted Gioia's “How to Listen to Jazz”

Jazz's past bests its present in worthwhile if flawed new book

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06/21/16    Features

The Zen of Sonny Rollins

At home with our greatest living improviser

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05/07/16    The Gig

The Gig: Dan Weiss

Expansive focus

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04/15/16    Concerts

Review: Cecil Taylor at the Whitney Museum

Episodic and reactive, a series of unfolding events

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03/29/16    The Gig

The Gig: Michael Formanek

Powering from within

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02/23/16    The Gig

The Gig: Broken Record

On the state of the studio

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01/21/16    Features

Jon Batiste: Day & Late Nite

The New Orleanian settles comfortably into the role of talkshow bandleader

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01/07/16    The Gig

Nate Chinen on the Year in Gigs, 2015

DeJohnette, Salvant, Lloyd, Schneider and D'Angelo among the year's best

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12/16/15    Features

The Lizz Wright Interview

Body & soul

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12/07/15    The Gig

The Gig: The Timeless Tony Bennett, Then As Now

The embodiment of a dialogue between jazz and pop

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