Benny Golson

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    Jimmy Cobb (left), Joe Segal and former DownBeat editor Dan Morgenstern appear at a NEA Jazz Masters awards luncheon on April 20, 2015, in New York.

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    McCoy Tyner (1938–2020)

    In Memoriam: McCoy Tyner

    A member of the classic John Coltrane quartet of the 1960s, as well as a powerful improviser and potent composer in his…

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    Jimmy Heath (1926–2020)

    In Memoriam: Jimmy Heath

    Jimmy Heath, who died Jan. 19 in Loganville, Georgia, at age 93, was a master of multiple components of the jazz…

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    To mark the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records, a set of Miles Davis’ quintet recordings spanning 1955 and 1956 has been released on LP, replete with a bonus disc of live performances.

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    Keyboardist and composer Patrice Rushen’s catalog has been reinvigorated with the release of Remind Me (The Classic Elektra Recordings, 1978–1984).

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    The book Art Kane: Harlem 1958 explores the origin of one of the most famous photos in jazz history and includes this version, identifying the 57 musicians.

    Herding Cats: Harlem 1958

    Many jazz fans have seen the iconic image, but few know its complete backstory. On Aug. 12, 1958, graphic designer and…

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    Pianist Vijay Iyer topped two categories in the DownBeat Critics Poll: Jazz Artist and Jazz Group (for the Vijay Iyer Sextet).

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    David Wong (left), Jimmy Heath, Kenny Washington and Benny Golson perform at the 92nd Street Y in New York on July 19.

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    Benny Golson (left), Cécile McLorin Salvant, Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, Ellis Marsalis and Harry Connick Jr. at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26.

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    Saxophonist Benny Golson dazzled fans in Paris at a recent concert.

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    A promotional still from the film Chasing Trane, which premiered April 14 at the IFC Center in New York City.

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    George Coleman (left) Eric Alexander and Adam Brenner perform at the Disability Pride NYC concert on Jan. 5.

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    Mike LeDonne is the founder and organizer of the Jazz Legends for Disability Pride concert, which will take place Jan. 5, 2017, in Manhattan.

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    Dave King, drummer for the trio The Bad Plus, performs at the Chicago Jazz Festival on Sept. 3.



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