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Legendary Jazz Saxophonist Wayne Shorter Proves He Can Still Bring the Goods on 'Emanon'

Even if you can't tell what the endgame is, Wayne Shorter's Emanon is an intriguing listen.

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Jutta Hipp: Lost Tapes - The German Recordings 1952-1955

Jazz Haus digs up another gem of rare recordings for their Lost Tapes series. This time it's the music of Jutta Hipp, of which there isn't nearly enough.

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St. Germain: Tourist (Remastered)

Like so many records in those days, Tourist was a new and fresh mash-up -- even before we coined the term -- of styles that breathed youth into an art normally reserved for Sunday afternoon radio shows and sophisticated dinner parties.

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Robert Glasper Experiment: 29 February 2012 - New York

The Robert Glasper Experiment yielded to overwhelming demand by adding this second album release show.

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Medeski Martin & Wood @ Blue Note Jazz Festival: 11 June 2011 - New York

The outer orbits of jazz were well represented, and received, Saturday in Central Park as part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival.

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Lionel Loueke: Mwaliko

The African jazz guitarist returns with a series of duets.

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Akira Sakata & Chikamorachie: Friendly Pants

For all of its strength, poise, and extroversion, Friendly Pants does little to create any particular sensation, and instead operates more as a skill showcase for the musicians involved.

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Robert Glasper: 30 August 2009 - New York

30 August 2009 - Le Poisson Rouge, New York / Word and Pictures by Thomas Hauner

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Freddie Hubbard: An Appreciation

Hubbard’s always energetic, often exhilarating voice speaks for itself, and needs no one to augment or embellish the official record.

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Tangled Up in Blue Note

"Blue Note" means there's a certain sound to a record, a style that is tight and sharp and funky but also adventurous. If jazz is music to shout about, Blue Note records may be the most shout-worthy of all time.

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Blue Note: A Story of Modern Jazz

Boy-o-boy, did Blue Note dates schwing -- a solid, music-laced documentary about the legendary jazz record label.

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