The mallet percussionist released more than 40 albums and played on many classics of the 1960s and ’70s, expanding the scope of what was possible on his instrument. He was 75.
An American vocalist shades his tune about the end of a love affair with the colors and rhythms of Brazil.
The cosmopolitan tenor saxophonist, with bassist John Benitez and drummer Adam Cruz, joins Marian McPartland for a set of standards.
He’s never been afraid to tap the current musical zeitgeist — and has reached new listeners each time. Ron Carter, Lionel Loueke, Flying Lotus and others share tracks by their friend.