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Tayuka Kuroda


Thursday, January 30 2014

How Can a Listener Ignore the Influence of the Market on the Beautiful Art of Jazz?

Some will tar a record with being “commercial” due to preset notions of what one might think an artist should be doing, rather than listening for what he actually is doing.


Sunday, February 16 2014

Tayuka Kuroda: Rising Son

A soul-jazz Blue Note debut for Jose James's trumpet man. Tasty if somewhat samey.

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