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40 Years Of Mondays: One Saxophonist’s Addiction To The Fringe

In Boston, three professors and musical virtuosos meet weekly to give concerts of free improvisation — and have ...


Daryl Sherman Pays Tribute To Johnny Mercer On Piano Jazz

Piano Jazz celebrates the centennial of songwriter and lyricist Johnny Mercer. Pianist-singer and Mercer enthusiast Daryl Sherman brings ...


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 ...