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Sax Player Rudresh Mahanthappa Channels Charlie Parker's Super Powers

On the release of his latest, Hero Trio, saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa records his first session of covers, playing jazz standards and hip-pop with a fabulous trio featuring bassist François Moutin and drummer Rudy Royston.

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Rez Abbasi's Invocation Premieres 'Unfiltered Universe' Tracks (Photos & Video)

Abbasi's third project with his band Invocation, Unfiltered Universe, draws from Carnatic music and their recent NYC premiere was captured for a live stream available here.

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Ragamala Dance with Rudresh Mahanthappa: Lincoln Center 'Out of Doors' 2014 (Photos)

In concert with the Asia Society, Lincoln Center held the world premiere of 'Song of the Jasmine', a collaboration between the Ragamala Dance group and jazz musician Rudresh Mahanthappa.

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PRISM Quartet: People's Emergency Center

Long known for performing commissioned works, PRISM Quartet release a double album of original material. It is staggeringly wonderful.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Gamak

A modern jazz quartet that bridges cultures, musical tools, and styles with an aggressive beauty.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green: Apex

The student and the master of the alto sax record together. By listening alone, it's hard to tell which is which.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition: Apti

A leading jazz saxophonist revives his multicultural trio and makes clear that some hybrid music contains no seams at all.

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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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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Kinsmen

Downtown jazz meets South Indian improvising in a creative supernova.

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Rudresh Mahanthappa: Codebook

The rising alto saxophone star makes music from cryptography play as sharp and clear as noon.


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