Lester Bowie

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Dave Douglas and Brass Ecstasy | Spirit Moves

One of the most genial CDs in Douglas's vast discography is also one of his most accomplished.
Greenleaf Music (2009)
By JON GARELICK  |  June 19, 2009

Various artists | Spiritual Jazz: Esoteric, Modal, and Deep Jazz from the Underground, 1968-1977

Apple-pie Mormon missionaries the Millers travel through Iran to spread the gospel of Joseph Smith among Muslims and Zoroastrians, and their kid discovers the glorious sound of the santur.
Jazzman (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  April 24, 2009

Midwestern master

I was going to say Roscoe Mitchell laughs like Mutley. But that’s not it exactly.
Roscoe Mitchell brings the word from Chicago
By JON GARELICK  |  October 17, 2006