Articles tagged donny mccaslin

What’s So Smooth About the New Smooth Jazz?

Recent work from a group of young musicians, beautifully represented by the new Supreme Sonacy from Revive Music, makes it cool again to put out jazz that wants to be popular.

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Joel Harrison 19: Infinite Possibility

It may have required getting 19 musicians on the payroll, but Joel Harrison has recorded a masterpiece.

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Alex Sipiagin: Out of the Circle

The Russian-born jazz trumpeter makes a deeply felt and beautiful record that sits on the soft edge of the tradition.

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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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