Borrowing from Persian music and American jazz, two Iranian women come together to create a singular sound.
The conductor, composer and pianist plays a special treatment of “Stormy Weather” in a 1990 session.
Jazz critic Francis Davis says veteran musicians — particularly Wadada Leo Smith and Henry Threadgill — are making some of the most adventurous music of their careers.
Critic Francis Davis surveyed the jazz community to determine the best albums of the year. The winner has had a very good 2016.