Ambrose Akinmusire
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//Features

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.

//Columns

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.

//Reviews

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.

//Blogs

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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