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John Scofield Performs ‘Quiet And Loud Jazz’

Scofield’s albums Loud Jazz and Quiet were both genuine expressions of his flexible musical personality. In this program, ...


Lafayette Gilchrist Plays The ‘Blues For Freddie Gray’

The jazz pianist’s latest album with his go-go backing band features a powerful song he wrote in tribute ...


Fascinating Algorithm: Dan Tepfer’s Player Piano Is His Composing Partner

Tepfer sees jazz as the pursuit of freedom within a framework — a premise that underlies his work ...


‘Here Come The Girls’… Again

Drummer Stanton Moore — a founding member of the funk band Galactic — has a new release with ...