A conversation between two leading jazz musicians led to a public debate over misogyny in the form on International Women’s Day.
Valentin, who died Wednesday, is remembered by his longtime bandmate Robby Ameen.
Jazz critic Kevin Whitehead remembers Mengelberg, who died Friday, as a “musical anarchist” who taught classical counterpoint and wrote dozens of catchy melodies.
Kurt Rosenwinkel, one of the most influential jazz guitarist of the last 20 years, has been working for a decade on a new album. Now it’s finally coming out, along with this remarkable animated video.