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Why A Jazz Festival Is Asking Musicians To ‘Do It Yourself’

The Undead Music Festival hosts a nationwide “Night of the Living DIY” this Friday, organizing house concerts from ...


‘Miles Davis And Gil Evans: Still Ahead’ On JazzSet

For arranger Gil Evans’ centennial, we present a concert from the 2011 Monterey Jazz Festival. Terence Blanchard plays ...


Another Young Jazz Artist Who Also Cares About Pop Music Today (Gasp!)

Pianist Christian Sands has an old-school jazz education — yet loves to riff over Kanye West beats and ...


Five Jazz Piano Trios For Fans Of BADBADNOTGOOD

Plenty of instrumental bands conversant with today’s pop music come from a similar perspective with more creativity — ...