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The Best Jazz of 2012
12 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM
Jazz today remains the music that stays alive through a remarkable alchemy. On this list, traditions that go back to the jazz roots co-exist with modern pop tunes, and the avant-garde edges of the music blend in fluid ease with tonal beauty.
A Tale of Two (Too Unsung) Tenors -- Saxophone Tenors, That Is
23 Oct 2012 // 5:20 PM
Bill McHenry and Michael Blake are both tenor saxophonists in their 40s who play with imagination beyond convention—and ought to be known more widely. October brings brilliant recordings from both.
Andrew Cyrille and Bill McHenry: Proximity
15 Dec 2016 // 8:15 PM
In the tradition of Coltrane and Rashid Ali, a tenor saxophonist and an esteemed drummer play clear and free in duets.
Bill McHenry: La Peur Du Vide
7 Feb 2013 // 4:01 PM
La Peur Du Vide doesn't fear the void, nor does it plunge headlong into it.