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Monday, December 14 2009

The Best Jazz of 2009

This was a great year for melding innovation and tradition. The trend continues of piano trios playing boldly, creating a new language for this venerable jazz form. And other kinds of groups have been equally inventive, particularly in working through what it means to be a jazz group -- a notion that has evolved beyond trumpet-saxophone-piano-bass-drums.


Tuesday, February 24 2009

Mirror Twins: Conversations with Nels and Alex Cline

Although their careers have some similarities, the twin composers and songwriters aren't as similar as it seems, covering everything from the monastic to the chaotic.


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Tuesday, March 17 2009

Nels Cline: Coward / Alex Cline: Continuation

The drum-and-guitar playing brothers release simultaneous solo projects on the great West Coast jazz label.


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