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The Best Jazz of 2009
14 Dec 2009 // 4:00 PM

This was a great year for melding innovation and tradition. The trend continues of piano trios playing boldly, creating a new language for this venerable jazz form. And other kinds of groups have been equally inventive, particularly in working through what it means to be a jazz group -- a notion that has evolved beyond trumpet-saxophone-piano-bass-drums.


Tony Wilson Sextet: The People Who Look Like Flowers at Last
28 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

The impressive Vancouver guitarist takes on Benjamin Britten through his exquisite and versatile and abstract sextet.

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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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