William Parker Quartet
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//Features

The Best Jazz of 2008
16 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

//Columns

No Piano No Problem
17 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM

Two new albums by piano-less quartets offer big doses of fun -- urgent rhythms, slabs of blues feeling, melody and invention with hardly any limit -- but also provide thrill-rides of surprise.

//Reviews

William Parker: Double Sunrise Over Neptune/Petit Oiseau
31 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

William Parker's inventive approach to the current state of jazz music puts him at the forefront of the avant-garde scene.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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