Tayuka Kuroda
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How Can a Listener Ignore the Influence of the Market on the Beautiful Art of Jazz?
30 Jan 2014 // 9:30 PM

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.


Tayuka Kuroda: Rising Son
16 Feb 2014 // 9:04 PM

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

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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