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Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Pen an Open Letter to the Next Generation of Artists | Nest HQ Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock have been friends for over forty years. In the pursuit of their art, they’ve shattered boundaries previously believed unbreakable, they’ve revolutionized the concept of innovation, and have chosen to make the endeavor of living compassionately and courageously the center of their lives.">Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Pen an Open Letter to the Next Generation of Artists | Nest HQ Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock have been friends for over forty years. In the pursuit of their art, they’ve shattered boundaries previously believed unbreakable, they’ve revolutionized the concept of innovation, and have chosen to make the endeavor of living compassionately and courageously the center of their lives.

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Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock have been friends for over forty years. In the pursuit of their art, they’ve shattered boundaries previously believed unbreakable, they’ve revolutionized the concept of innovation, and have chosen to make the endeavor of living compassionately and courageously the center of their lives.
Wayne Shorter & Herbie Hancock Pen an Open Letter to the Next Generation of Artists | Nest HQ Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock have been friends for over forty years. In the pursuit of their art, they’ve shattered boundaries previously believed unbreakable, they’ve revolutionized the concept of innovation, and have chosen to make the endeavor of living compassionately and courageously the center of their lives." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal | WHYY Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.">Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal | WHYY Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

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Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.
Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal | WHYY Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Roy Hargrove, Trumpeter Who Gave Jazz a Jolt of Youth, Dies at 49 | The New York Times Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49.">Roy Hargrove, Trumpeter Who Gave Jazz a Jolt of Youth, Dies at 49 | The New York Times Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49.

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Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49.
Roy Hargrove, Trumpeter Who Gave Jazz a Jolt of Youth, Dies at 49 | The New York Times Roy Hargrove, a virtuoso trumpeter who became a symbol of jazz’s youthful renewal in the early 1990s, and then established himself as one of the most respected musicians of his generation, died on Friday in Manhattan. He was 49." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Barry Jenkins Brings James Baldwin Home to Harlem | The Atlantic The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.">Barry Jenkins Brings James Baldwin Home to Harlem | The Atlantic The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.

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The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed.
Barry Jenkins Brings James Baldwin Home to Harlem | The Atlantic The U.S. premiere of the film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, held at the historic Apollo Theater, captured all the generous, urgent love the writer’s work conveyed." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Jazz album of the month: Wayne Shorter: Emanon review – vivid and sublimely thrilling | The Guardian On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes">Jazz album of the month: Wayne Shorter: Emanon review – vivid and sublimely thrilling | The Guardian On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes

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On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes
Jazz album of the month: Wayne Shorter: Emanon review – vivid and sublimely thrilling | The Guardian On a four-part suite joining Shorter’s terrific quartet and a chamber orchestra, his soprano saxophone weaves and slithers around Danilo Perez’s piano variations and the orchestra’s triplet-busy waltzes" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

John Coltrane Draws a Picture Illustrating the Mathematics of Music | Open Culture

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FacebookTwitterMailJosh Jones, Open Culture and saxophonist Stephon Alexander has argued in his many public lectures and his book The Jazz of Physics that Albert Einstein and John Coltrane had quite a lot in common. Alexander in particular draws our attention to the so-called “Coltrane circle,” which resembles what any musician will recognize as the “Circle of Fifths,” but incorporates Coltrane’s […]
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What Hugh Masekela Meant To South Africa’s Freedom Fighters | NPR "Anything that allowed black people to use their mind and their creativity was a threat."">What Hugh Masekela Meant To South Africa’s Freedom Fighters | NPR "Anything that allowed black people to use their mind and their creativity was a threat."

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"Anything that allowed black people to use their mind and their creativity was a threat."
What Hugh Masekela Meant To South Africa’s Freedom Fighters | NPR "Anything that allowed black people to use their mind and their creativity was a threat."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Five 2017 reissued albums by Black artists | New York Amsterdam News As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year. ">Five 2017 reissued albums by Black artists | New York Amsterdam News As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year.

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As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year.
Five 2017 reissued albums by Black artists | New York Amsterdam News As 2017 comes to an end, it is important to reflect on the re-emergence of great music of the past, as well as celebrating new music that was released this year. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

For Women in Jazz, a Year of Reckoning and Recognition | The New York Times It has been a period of painful revelation and reckoning for women in the workplace across the country, and the same was true for jazz. But 2017 also felt like a moment of progress.">For Women in Jazz, a Year of Reckoning and Recognition | The New York Times It has been a period of painful revelation and reckoning for women in the workplace across the country, and the same was true for jazz. But 2017 also felt like a moment of progress.

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It has been a period of painful revelation and reckoning for women in the workplace across the country, and the same was true for jazz. But 2017 also felt like a moment of progress.
For Women in Jazz, a Year of Reckoning and Recognition | The New York Times It has been a period of painful revelation and reckoning for women in the workplace across the country, and the same was true for jazz. But 2017 also felt like a moment of progress." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Netflix for Jazz? Quincy Jones’s Qwest TV Takes Concerts and Films Digital | The New York Times Qwest will operate like a highly specialized version of Netflix: Members pay a small fee each month for access to the full video library. ">Netflix for Jazz? Quincy Jones’s Qwest TV Takes Concerts and Films Digital | The New York Times Qwest will operate like a highly specialized version of Netflix: Members pay a small fee each month for access to the full video library.

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Qwest will operate like a highly specialized version of Netflix: Members pay a small fee each month for access to the full video library.
Netflix for Jazz? Quincy Jones’s Qwest TV Takes Concerts and Films Digital | The New York Times Qwest will operate like a highly specialized version of Netflix: Members pay a small fee each month for access to the full video library. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More