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Cécile McLorin Salvant: The Ghost Writer

In her repertoire & songcraft, the premier jazz vocalist communes with the authentic past of American song

Cécile McLorin Salvant in performance at Newport Jazz Festival (photo by Marek Lazarski)

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JT Video Premiere: Chevy Chase Digs Bill Evans

The comedy legend reminisces about an old friend

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Q&A: Jason Moran

The pianist-composer on his vision for the Kennedy Center, life after Blue Note and much more

Photo of Jason Moran, artistic director for Jazz at the Kennedy Center

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JT Track Premiere: The Manhattan Transfer’s “Cantaloop (Flip Out!)”

New cut off forthcoming LP marks first new music since passing of Tim Hauser

02-17-18    Albums

Nicole Mitchell & Haki Madhubuti: Liberation Narratives (Black Earth)

To a great degree, Liberation Narratives is a Nicole Mitchell album in the way that……Read More

02-14-18    Albums

Sam Newsome & Jean-Michel Pilc: Magic Circle

Pioneering soprano saxophonist Sam Newsome and thinking man’s pianist Jean-Michel Pilc need no words or……Read More

02-12-18    Albums

Jerry Bergonzi: Dog Star (Savant)

Touring Europe in recent years, Boston-based saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi joined a trio led by Danish……Read More

02-11-18    Albums

Michel Camilo: Live in London (Redondo)

Per capita, a disproportionate percentage of the best jazz piano players now come from Spanish-speaking……Read More

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02-15-18   

Arturo O’Farrill & Chucho Valdés: For Love of Family
By Bill Meredith

Practically speaking, Familia: Tribute to Bebo & Chico (Motéma), the new double album by the……Read More

02-07-18   

David Crosby: Crosby, Coltrane & Miles
By Jeff Tamarkin

No one would ever call David Crosby a jazz singer. Yet the singer-songwriter’s music—his guitar……Read More

02-05-18   

David Virelles: Mystery, History
By Matthew Kassel

On a mild evening in mid-October, the Cuban-born pianist David Virelles was channeling Thelonious Monk……Read More

02-03-18   

Cécile McLorin Salvant: The Ghost Writer
By Nate Chinen

Sometimes, when it comes to the impeccable, incontrovertible jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant, the devil……Read More

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