Tag: Spring 2015

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Out of South Africa

Johannesburg’s Joy of Jazz Fest presents world-class talent in — and from — Africa’s southernmost…

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Bird Is the Word

On his latest release, Rudresh Mahanthappa communes with the spirit of Charlie Parker. By Michael…

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Family Business

By Mark Holston If the name “Valera” is frequently mentioned in Latin jazz circles this…

Jazz at the Movies

Down through the years, jazz has graced many a Hollywood production with sass, class and…

Omer Avital

The Sum of Many Parts

Omer Avital and the art of musical collage. By Shaun Brady Throughout his life, Omer…

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