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Adam Kolker

Adam Kolker

The subject of jazz is so vast, and going off in so many diverse directions, that saxophonist Adam Kolker thinks that the idiom is “kind of a free-for-all.” But don’t think he’s complaining; on the contrary, Kolker knows that’s the beauty of it all.

“People often try to assign a particular style of music as jazz,” he says, “but the genre is really all encompassing. There is a tradition to our music, of course, and what we try to do is take parts of this jazz heritage and move them in new directions. That makes for creative and exciting music.”

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