Ben Allison

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Swing, etc.

The music may suffer plenty of economic slings and arrows these days, but it's still full of thrills galore. As usual, it's looking outside of its orthodoxy for invigorating ideas. Here are titles you truly need.
10 must-hear jazz discs
By JIM MACNIE  |  January 01, 2010

Visionary sounds

Sonic Youth, Andrew Hill, Bob Dylan, and more
A year in jazz and pop
By JIM MACNIE  |  December 20, 2006