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    Cecil Taylor (1929–2018)

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    ​Charles Lloyd & The Marvels are set to play the 40th installment of The Playboy Jazz Festival at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in June.

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    NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis will be a judge at his namesake piano competition June 22–23 in Huntington, West Virginia.

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    Saxophonist Philipp Gropper works in many disparate contexts, playing in bands led by vibrant German musicians, including bassist Pablo Held and fellow saxophonist Wanja Slavin, in addition to co-leading the electro-acoustic foursome Tau.

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    The trio Norma Winstone (left) leads—which includes Glauco Benier and Klaus Gesing—has been augmented by a pair of supplemental players for the ECM album Descansado—Songs For Film.

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    ​Saxophonist Joe Lovano (left), bassist Drew Gress, guitarist John Scofield and drummer Adam Nussbaum pay tribute to John Abercrombie at a recent performance in Brooklyn at Roulette.

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    Pianist Jason Moran and percussionist Milford Graves perform as a duo during the Big Ears Festival, which ran March 22–25 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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    In 2018, pianist Matthew Shipp has issued a pair of albums on ESP-Disk, as well as a three-album set alongside saxophonist Ivo Perelman and a live recording with bassist William Parker.

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    Anthony Braxton performs at a 1993 gig that yielded some of the material on Sextet (Parker) 1993.

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    The album United We Swing features the Wynton Marsalis Septet and an array of guests, including Willie Nelson (left).

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May 2018
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