Stefon Harris

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    James Francies arranged a version of Rufus’ “Ain’t Nobody” for his debut album, which was met with approval from the song’s original singer, Chaka Khan.

    A New Golden Age of Pianists

    Jazz pianism today stands at an apex.

    There have been other moments in the music’s history when innovation rushed…

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    Joel Ross performs May 25 at the Atlanta Jazz Festival.

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    Sunny Sumter, DC Jazz Festival executive director, speaks Wednesday at The Pillsbury Law Firm Conference Center in Washington D.C., detailing the event’s programing.

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    On June 29, the Impulse! label issued previously unreleased studio recordings by John Coltrane (left), Elvin Jones, Jimmy Garrison and McCoy Tyner under the title Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album.

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    Laurin Talese performs at the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition on Nov. 18 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark.

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    Stefon Harris’ latest album, Sonic Creed, includes a number of original compositions, as well as “Now,” a track written by vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson.

    Stefon Harris’ Nurturing Spirit

    Quick of mind and compact of body, Stefon Harris moved easily from the vibraphone to the computer to the electric…

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    Sonic Creed (Motéma) is vibraphonist Stefon Harris’ third album with his troupe Blackout.

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    Zakir Hussain (center, with tabla) performs with members of the Kronos Quartet members David Harrington (left), John Sherba, Hank Dutt and Sunny Yang at SFJAZZ in San Francisco on Jan. 18.

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    In addition to assembling a new band, Stefon Harris has developed an app called Harmony Cloud, which helps users play by ear.

    Stefon Harris’ Diverse Ambitions

    Even though Stefon Harris hasn’t released an album since 2011’s Ninety Miles (Concord), on which he shared top…

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    Chick Corea (left) performs with Stefon Harris during a tribute concert to the 2016 NEA Jazz Masters at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., on April 4

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    Rudresh Mahanthappa (left) with Stefon Harris at the Symphony Center in Chicago on Feb. 26