Articles tagged art blakey

Finding the Sublime in Jazz, an Argument for Abstraction

Jazz columnist Will Layman presents seven pieces of music as evidence of the beauty and urgency of pure sound in instrumental jazz.

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Every Family Has One: ‘The Baroness’

A story of jazz, wealth and family; 'Nica' Pannonica de Koenigswarter's life was truly one for the ages.

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The Fearless Trumpeter: An Interview with Terence Blanchard

Terence Blanchard is more than a brilliant jazz trumpeter. His long-standing quintet is one of the most flexible groups in jazz, and his work as a composer of film soundtracks is distinctive.

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Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers: The Sesjun Radio Shows

Live hard bop from a fruitful period in the Blakey discography

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Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music

No matter how many times it gets reissued, a great album is still a great album. Monk's Music will never sound anything short of terrific.

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Miles Davis: The Definitive Miles Davis on Prestige

The latest Miles Davis collection chronicles some of the best, most interesting and hungry tunes the legend ever offered.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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