Under Review: August 2018

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At DownBeat, we have the pleasure of listening to hundreds of albums each month. Nope, that’s not an exaggeration. And while it might be tough as a consumer to know what to spend your time on, it isn’t too difficult to appreciate a well-curated playlist. So, here’s a smattering of what readers can find in the Reviews section of our August edition. Enjoy, and play loud. DB



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    Corea was named Artist, Pianist and Keyboardist of the Year for the final time in the 69th Annual DownBeat Critics Poll.

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    “When I go up on that stand, the only thing I’m thinking of is music.” —Dr. Lonnie Smith

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    Maria Schneider’s Data Lords was the critics’ pick for Album of the Year.

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    Jamaaladeen Tacuma, one of 52 grant recipients, received $40,000 to return to his hometown in North Carolina and create a music work space .

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    The great jazz shrine of The Village Vanguard in New York reopened in September.

    The Village Vanguard Reopens

    The tables were slightly fewer in number. The air filtration system was new. But when the Village Vanguard reopened in…


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