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Jazz Today: Young Women Are Sounding the Horns

The story of 11th grade trumpeter and composer Summer Camargo and her inspiring success at the elite Essentially Ellington festival shows that the future of jazz will, finally, be more female.

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Wynton Marsalis: The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis

The Spiritual Side of Wynton Marsalis surveys highlights of Marsalis’ spiritually infused jazz music.

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Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York

Chick Corea's performance with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was the kickoff to the festival named after him, and a masterful evening.

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Wynton Marsalis: Swinging into the 21st

In 1999 Wynton Marsalis ushered us into the 21st century with an incredible effort, proving yet again why he is already a legend.

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Wynton's Blues

By hiring Wynton Marsalis as its new "cultural correspondent", CBS is setting jazz music back, and it's everybody's loss.

Alexander Heigl
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The Marsalis Family: Music Redeems

Perhaps the most talented family alive, the Marsalises deliver a live recording to benefit a music center being built in the still-devastated upper Ninth Ward of their native New Orleans.

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Wynton Marsalis: He and She

The great trumpeter brings his quintet to a project combining music and poetry -- and the music is great.

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Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans

As framed in Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans, carpenter Irving Trevigne's will to preserve the past is admirable but also set against a series of challenges.

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Live from Abbey Road: The Best of Season One

This release meets high visual and aural standards, honoring Abbey Road's unmatched reputation as a recording studio.

Thomas Britt
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Wynton Marsalis: Standards and Ballads

A collection of purely played jazz standards/ballads plucked from the trumpeter's huge Columbia catalog.

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Full Frame 3: The Bad, the Ugly, the Cute and the Delicious

Subversive behavior is encouraged, girl-watching is indulged, Hunter S. Thompson gets some respect, and the pig-out at the wrap-up Awards Barbeque begins.

Kevin Greer, Jyllian Gunther, and Isaac Miller
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Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.

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Jazz Today: A Tale of Two Trumpets

Dave Douglas, a maverick who's not so weird, really, and Wynton Marsalis, this traditionalist who insists on defying expectations

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

When the Levees Broke, elegant and anguished, encourages you to see, and more importantly, to care about and act on what you see. It is political in the most significant sense, and won't let you forget it.

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