Irakere was a band founded by pianist Chucho Valdés in 1973 with such like-minded musicians…
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Summer is upon us, and with it comes the 40th edition of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto. The fest is all set to take place June 26 through July 6 in downtown Montreal, with several hundred thousand people descending upon the Canadian city to experience the biggest jazz celebration in the world.
In this issue, we delve into the raw yet refined art of pianist Myra Melford, chat with Larry Grenadier about his first solo bass recording and check in with saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock, guitarist Bobby Broom, drummer Allison Miller and more.