The jazz world lost two pillars of the American musical tradition this weekend with the…
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Drummer Lawrence “Lo” Leathers, a vital presence in the New York jazz scene who won a Grammy Award for his work with vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, was the victim of an apparent murder on Sunday at his apartment in the Bronx, where he lived with his girlfriend.
On April 6 in Indianapolis, the American Pianists Association awarded Emmet Cohen its 2019 Cole Porter Fellowship, culminating a 13-month competition that embodies the adage, “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.”
Here are 21 artists we think will take jazz to new heights in 2019. Young and visionary, they’re all linked by a desire to move the music forward, tugging the tradition along with them.