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Guitaristic

As guitar heroes go — even jazz guitar heroes — Ben Monder flies under the radar.
Ben Monder's unique space
By JON GARELICK  |  June 18, 2010
Guillermo Klein + Chris Cheek

Guillermo Klein + Chris Cheek


Composer and pianist Guillermo Klein and saxophonist Chris Cheek pay tribute to their former mentor in the Second Annual Herb Pomeroy Memorial Concert, at Kresge...
By Shaula Clark  |  May 06, 2009
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Frank Carlberg | The American Dream

Other jazz musicians have set the poetry of Robert Creeley to music. Here poetry takes on the form of incantation in the repetition of Creeley's short, oblique verses.
Red Piano  (2009)
By JON GARELICK  |  April 24, 2009
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Rudder

This New York City instrumental quartet hold their ground somewhere in among Morphine, Kraftwerk, Joy Division, and Bitches Brew–era Miles.
Rudder | Rudermusic.com
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  October 01, 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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Paul Motian Band

The latest from the septuagenarian drum master closely follows last year’s near-perfect I Have the Room Above Her.
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By JON GARELICK  |  January 30, 2006