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The Two Louis: "Pops" and "The Wildest"

New Orleans' two great Louis, Armstrong and Prima, were formed by their hometown and its culture; though both left the city, it never left them or their music. They were both artists and entertainers, gifted musicians, and unabashed crowd-pleasers.

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Stanley Jordan: Friends

2008's State of Nature was no fluke – Stanley Jordan is back in business, full swing.

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Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi

A storied delta pianist makes an album of classic New Orleans tunes, and it may be the best jazz of 2009.

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The Best Jazz of 2008

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.

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Nicholas Payton: Into the Blue

The protean trumpeter records a bold quintet date in his native New Orleans, reinventing himself as a mature, romantic modernist.

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