Articles tagged bebop

Wes Montgomery: In the Beginning

For Montgomery and those of the era, music was one of the dominant ways in which black Americans could show their pride and sense of accomplishment.

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Kamasi Washington Expands Jazz’s Boundaries on New Album ‘The Epic’

LOS ANGELES — When jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington was contributing string arrangements to rapper Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly,” few could have predicted that

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Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy’s Big 4

One of Dizzy’s wonderful mid-career dates for Pablo gets a reissue.

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12 Feb 2010 // 6:00 AM

Always Know; Monk Always

Conspicuously absent from PM’s list of the best nonfiction for 2009 is Robin D. G. Kelly’s comprehensive biography of the high priest of bop, Thelonious Sphere Monk.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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