Norah Jones is out with a new, live album.

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Norah Jones Releases First-Ever Live Album

Nearly two decades into her career, nine-time Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and pianist Norah Jones will release her first full live album ’Til We Meet Again on April 16.…

Jazz Returns to Central Park

What to Stream, April 5–12

Keith Jarrett

Budapest Concert

Angel Bat Dawid & Tha Brothahood
(International Anthem)

Wolfgang Lackerschmid/Chet Baker
Quintet Sessions 1979
(Dot Time)

Marquis Hill
Soul Sign
(Black Unlimited Music Group)

Cowboys & Frenchmen
Our Highway
(Outside In Music)

Alfredo Rodríguez/Monir Hossn
‘Que Sera’
(Mack Avenue)

Pete Ellman Big Band
For Pete’s Ache
(One Too Tree Records)


Dexter Gordon (1923–1990)

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Transcontinental Tenorist: Dexter Gordon

When Dexter Gordon won the Tenor Saxophone category in the 1971 DownBeat Critics Poll, the honor could hardly be considered premature. Gordon, who celebrated his 49th birthday last Feb. 17, is one of the great voices in modern jazz and has been a professional musician since the age of 17, when he joined Lionel Hampton’s band. After a stint with Louis Armstrong, he became a charter member of Billy Eckstine’s famed big band, with which he made his mark.

For nearly a decade, the tall, debonair tenorman has made his home in Copenhagen, Denmark, where…

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