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The 2015 Grammys Get Jazz Mostly Wrong, a Little Right
18 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM

Grammy nominations in jazz are rarely adventurous and usually confusing. Yet this year's slate is intriguing.

Jazz Triumphs of 2011 That Only a Fool Could Miss
30 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Critics can be fools, particularly in their own eyes. Here are five jazz discs from 2011 that should have been on my top ten list but slipped from view, then. It's not too late to dig them.

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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