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Christian aTunde Adjuah Scott takes issue

Since one of the first times I heard Christian Scott — at Sweet Lorraine's in New Orleans — he's always had an edge.
No identity crisis
By JON GARELICK  |  August 10, 2012
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Duke Robillard and Surface to Air work the tradition

It all comes from somewhere.
Easy listening
By JON GARELICK  |  June 29, 2012
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Chucho, Mike, and Lina

Anyone who has doubts about the musical supremacy of Chucho Valdés — or wants an introduction to it — need only listen to "Danzón," the second track from the new Chucho's Steps.
Havana, Chicago, and a dash of Toronto
By JON GARELICK  |  October 15, 2010