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Got Live If You Want It:
Vijay Iyer, MacArthur “Genius” Grant Recipient

CARDIO – LIVE QUESTIONS OF AGENCY – LIVE Vijay Iyer Trio [ exclusive to D:O ] : 2009 VI, piano; Stephan Crump, bass; Marcus Gilmore, drums. We’re thrilled that longtime friend of the site Vijay Iyer just won a prestigious MacArthur “Genius”… Continue reading

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STEVE LEHMAN:
In the Tradition

Saxophonist Steve Lehman is well known for his fierce intelligence as a composer and player. His albums including Travail, Transformation, and Flow are among the most forward looking in jazz, marked by bold concepts and rigorous methodology, offering inventive ways to… Continue reading

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FMP Archive Edition: Cecil Taylor’s “Almeda (To Matie)”

Almeda (To Matie) by CECIL TAYLOR In the past, we’ve been proud to make available FMP titles that have languished out-of-print for many decades. But now FMP is going a step further – digging into their vaults to release exceptional… Continue reading

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D:O’s Fave Jazz Jamz of 2009

CRY OUT Darius Jones Trio Man’ish Boy (A Raw and Beautiful Thing) AUM Fidelity : 2009 DJ, alto sax; Cooper-Moore, piano, Rakalam Bob Moses, drums. You know what you need? Another freakin top ten list, that’s what. While we don’t… Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE LIVE TRACKS FROM VIJAY IYER TRIO

CARDIO – LIVE QUESTIONS OF AGENCY – LIVE Vijay Iyer Trio [ exclusive to D:O ] : 2009 VI, piano; Stephan Crump, bass; Marcus Gilmore, drums. We’re incredibly pleased to have longtime friend of the site Vijay Iyer back for… Continue reading

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Many Doors, Many Mansions

EARTH SONG SOUND IT OUT Jason Moran Black Stars Blue Note : 2001 JM, piano; Sam Rivers, tenor sax, flute; Tarus Mateen, bass; Nasheet Waits, drums. As an antidote to the recent strain of Jazz is Dead discussions, NPR’s A… Continue reading

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The Kids Are Alright

UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS OH ALLAH Alice Coltrane Universal Consciousness Impulse : 1971 AC, organ and harp; Leroy Jenkins, violin; John Blair, violin; Julius Brand, violin; Joan Kalisch, violin; Jimmy Garrison, bass; Jack DeJohnette, drums. String arrangements by AC; transcription by Ornette… Continue reading

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