Ambrose Akinmusire
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The Best Albums of 2014
22 Dec 2014 // 7:10 AM

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.

The Best Jazz of 2014
17 Dec 2014 // 8:10 PM

The skeptics who claim jazz is weaker than before simply aren't listening. As these 16 albums reveal, jazz remains on the cutting edge.


Is Blue Note Records on the Rise, Again?
18 Mar 2014 // 8:15 PM

One of the great treasures of jazz's past, the Blue Note record label, seems to be enjoying a new golden age. Here are two reasons why.


Ambrose Akinmusire: The Imagined Savior Is Far Easier to Paint
19 Mar 2014 // 8:05 PM

Our most impressive new trumpet voice keep evolving -- brilliantly.

Ambrose Akinmusire: When the Heart Emerges Glistening
5 Apr 2011 // 4:28 AM

The Blue Note debut of a deeply original trumpeter, this disc is one to rave about, one to push on your friends.

//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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