Herb Boyd


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    ​The full cast of the centennial celebration for Max Roach, held Jan. 26 at New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

    All Hail, Memories of Max

    Toward the middle of the lengthy centennial celebration for the great drummer and composer Max Roach (1924–2007) at…

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    Kenny Garrett (left) and band create a festive atmosphere at the Blue Note New York during an early September engagement.

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    The vérité documentary Hargrove showcases the late trumpeter in various locations with different groups.

    Review: Hargrove, the Documentary

    There is a poignant moment, almost like a musical epitaph, toward the end of Hargrove, a documentary of the late…

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    Denardo Coleman/Ornette Expressions conducted by Awadagin Pratt.

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    Cousins ​James Carter and Regina Cater have reconnected during the pandemic.

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    Knoel Scott—who played baritone and alto saxophone, and percussion—performs with the Sun Ra Arkestra during a Sept. 6 tribute to late writer Steve Cannon at the Flamboyán Theater. The celebration was a part of Arts For Art’s 25th anniversary programing.

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    Ron Carter’s recording with poet Danny Simmons, The Brown Beatnik Tomes (Live At BRIC House), is the bassist’s latest collaboration with someone from outside the world of jazz.

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    Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber is marking two decades of music with a new album and a spate of reissues.


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