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Roy Hargrove, Grammy-Winning Jazz Trumpeter, Dies At 49

Hargrove first emerged in the late 1980s, at a cultural moment when his precocity and poise amounted to ...

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Chick Corea: Back In Boston

The legendary pianist has lived many lives as a musician, from post-bop wunderkind to free-jazz maverick to fusion ...

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‘In The Moment, You Just Fly’: Jon Batiste Lets Loose At The Piano

Batiste, the band leader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, sits at the piano and demonstrates his ...

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Ambrose Akinmusire’s ‘Origami Harvest’ Speaks To Our Moment Now And Beyond

The trumpeter and composer’s audacious, politically exigent and altogether astounding new album features a string quartet and the ...

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