The low end has always been terra firma for Williams, one of the all-time great bassists in modern jazz. Hear highlights of a recent set with his post-bop ensemble, Something More.
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This UK-based funk ensemble took its name from a Sun Ra album. One listen to A World Of Masks and you’ll hear why.
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The percussionist dedicated this 1995 set with host Marian McPartland to his father, Thelonious Monk.
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The London-based percussionist and producer performs “Indefinite Leave To Remain,” a song whose themes speak to the issue of cultural exchange in an era of high geopolitical tension.
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Players like Moses Boyd, Shabaka Hutchings and Sarathy Korwar drive London’s jazz scene forward with sounds from around the world. In March, SXSW hosted all three for an up-to-the minute dispatch.
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The pianist’s tender style created an ideal atmosphere for romantics everywhere. In this 1989 session, he solos on his arrangement of a Cole Porter medley.
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