Richie Barshay

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No identity crisis

If great art and great artists are supposed to contain multitudes, then in music, at least, pianists have the edge: 10 fingers theoretically capable of 10 different simultaneous paths for the music to take. Of course, it's not that simple.
Nando Michelin and Matt Steckler know who they are
By JON GARELICK  |  January 29, 2010

All them 88s!

From free to funky, it sometimes seems like a golden age of jazz piano.
 A whole lotta pianists and more
By JON GARELICK  |  December 28, 2006

Sofía Koutsovitis

Jazz singers are supposed to showcase themselves in front of a backing trio, not a septet.
Ojalá |
By JON GARELICK  |  August 01, 2006