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The pianist and composer shares his insights on growing up in apartheid-era South Africa and what freedom means to him today.
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The wide-ranging composer, drummer, pianist and trombonist has been defying easy category since childhood. Now only 37 years old, he’s just getting started.
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The drummer was a first call for many of the finest singers of the 1960s and ’70s, including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne and Peggy Lee.
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Misunderstood early in his career, the jazz pianist and composer — born Oct. 10, 1917 — came to have a massive effect on American music.
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As commemorative tributes take place across the country, the flagship jazz competition has quietly been put on hold.
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The saxophonist is joined by guitarist Rez Abbasi and percussionist Dan Weiss for a project inspired by each member’s ties to the Indian subcontinent.
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