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The David Wax Museum and Tierney Sutton bridge tradition with the here and now

"Is that the jawbone of an ass?", I ask Suz Slezak in the lobby of the Paradise, giving the question my best Biblical inflection. She'd been playing the strange percussion instrument with her band the David Wax Museum in their opening set for the Caroli
Border crossings
By JON GARELICK  |  February 04, 2011
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Winter jazz preview: Sweet and sour

Next week we'll tell you all about the tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd, who brings his great band with Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers, and Eric Harland to the Regattabar January 21-22. In the meantime, here are 10 other primo jazz acts to catch live this wi
All flavors of great jazz to catch live
By JON GARELICK  |  December 31, 2010
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Reeling in the years

Call John Pizzarelli a mensch — he's smart, chatty, and a hot ticket. Hell of a guitarist, too.
John Pizzarelli keeps jazz moving on
By JIM MACNIE  |  February 26, 2010
Tierney Sutton at Scullers

Tierney Sutton at Scullers


 For her past couple of Telarc albums, Los Angeles jazz singer Tierney Sutton has been focusing on a theme and turning it inside out —...
By Shaula Clark  |  August 26, 2009
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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