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Message points

Instrumental music isn't very dependable at conveying specific non-musical subject matter.
Christian Scott's political science, Anita Coelho's connections
By JON GARELICK  |  March 12, 2010

State of the art

You could find just about any kind of jazz you wanted on the three stages at the JVC Jazz Festival in Newport last weekend.
Newport's Jazz ID check
By JON GARELICK  |  August 12, 2008

Cultural imperatives

The first time I saw trumpeter Christian Scott play was at Sweet Lorraine’s in his hometown of New Orleans a couple of years ago.
Christian Scott tries to break the mold
By JON GARELICK  |  April 18, 2006