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This Spring's Jazz & World music shows

The saxophonist Chris Potter started drawing attention when he joined the group of legendary bebop trumpeter Red Rodney as an 18-year-old Manhattan School of Music student.

By JON GARELICK  |  March 01, 2013
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Brad Mehldau, Fred Hersch, Dan Tepfer, Jason Palmer, and Donny McCaslin front a busy week

Brad Mehldau, Fred Hersch, Dan Tepfer, Jason Palmer, and Donny McCaslin front a busy week
Pleasures, simple and otherwise
By JON GARELICK  |  March 04, 2011
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Brad Mehldau at Sanders Theatre


The extraordinary pianist Brad Mehldau usually tours with his superb trio, but currently he’s in the midst of a short solo tour. Mehldau loves to...
By webteam  |  February 03, 2010
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Best in their field

The jazz scene continues to struggle — along with everyone else — through hard times.
An early 2010 harvest
By JON GARELICK  |  January 01, 2010
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Southern Exposure

Since Fusionworks Dance Company has maintained a studio in East Greenwich for almost five years, artistic director Deb Meunier decided it was time to bring dance to South County.
Fusionworks gets 'Unwrapped'
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  March 31, 2009
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Covers uncovered

The Bad Plus plus a singer
The Bad Plus plus a singer
By JON GARELICK  |  March 09, 2009


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Fully loaded

One of the most hotly anticipated concerts of the season will be JOSHUA REDMAN's "Double Trio" concert at Berklee on January 22.
Joshua Redman, Cassandra Wilson, Lionel Loueke, and more
By JON GARELICK  |  December 30, 2008
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Lift every voice!

Opera is the big word for 2009.
Classical goodies for 2009
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  December 30, 2008
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Alone together

How can a jazz band play no swing rhythms, no grooves, and, really, no songs, and hold 1200 people rapt for an hour and 25 minutes, with virtually no breaks in the music?
Wayne Shorter Quartet, Berklee Performance Center, December 3, 2008
By JON GARELICK  |  December 05, 2008
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Higher calling

Although the annual fall concert by Fusionworks Dance Company has not been given a title that ties the dances together, director/choreographer Deb Meunier has noticed a theme emerging from the repertory pieces and premiere works that will be presented.
Fusionworks contemplates spirituality
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  November 12, 2008
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Good fellows

The jazz tide is shifting once again.  
Brian Blade and company help blaze jazz’s newest path
By JON GARELICK  |  October 20, 2008


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Skimming the cream

Some of my favorite things from among the people, CDs, and performances I wrote about this year.
Jazz: 2007 in review
By JON GARELICK  |  December 17, 2007

Nostalgia, remixed

It’s not that I think Billie Holiday: Remixed and Reimagined is some kind of unforgivable desecration.
Billie Holiday unstuck in time
By JON GARELICK  |  December 07, 2007
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Standards

For much of his life, no one played Thelonious Monk pieces except Thelonious Monk.
Julius Hemphill at the Gardner, Cyrus Plays Elvis
By JON GARELICK  |  October 23, 2007
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André Previn

André Previn has been an acclaimed professional jazz musician since he was a teenager.
Alone | Emarcy
By JON GARELICK  |  July 10, 2007
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Sam Yahel Trio

Sam Yahel’s expressive approach to the Hammond B3 organ has made him one of the most sought-after sidemen in jazz.
Truth and Beauty | Origin
By ADAM GOLD  |  June 27, 2007


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Fathers and son

It must be daunting to have Joshua Redman’s talent.
Joshua Redman goes East
By JON GARELICK  |  May 01, 2007
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Complementary

Killer chops are part of what jazz is all about — what critic Whitney Balliett called “look-no-hands virtuosity.”
Metheny and Mehldau get it together
By JON GARELICK  |  April 03, 2007
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Brothers and other mothers

The single hottest ticket among jazz fans this season will be for the Pat Metheny/Brad Mehldau Quartet.
Jazz in concerts and clubs
By JON GARELICK  |  March 13, 2007
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Going on sale: February 16, 2007

Police, My Chemical Romance, Great Big Sea, and more
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 13, 2007
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In and out

Berklee professor Bill Banfield began his interview with Ornette Coleman at the Berklee Performance Center a week ago Tuesday by recounting the time he told a friend he was going to be visiting Ornette and the friend exclaimed, “You’re going to speak t
Ornette Coleman’s Berklee doctoral dissertation; Robert Glasper’s odd grooves
By JON GARELICK  |  January 24, 2006


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In all languages

For the past half decade or so, saxophonist Chris Potter has alternately traveled with two of the best bandleaders in jazz, Dave Holland and Dave Douglas.
Winter concert preview: looking ahead to jazz in 2006
By JON GARELICK  |  January 14, 2006