The Torchbearers: Young Jazz Leaders for 2021

The next generation of jazz leaders does not hesitate to push past artistic boundaries. From their positions of increasing visibility, these up-and-coming musicians expand our notions of jazz through their appreciation of roots traditions, genre fluency, and multi-cultural expression. Somi, composer/vocalist Growing up in Zambia, Somi thought that she’d become a medical anthropologist, a scientist

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