Michael Jackson

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    The Avishai Cohen Trio, from left: Elchin Shirinov, Cohen and Roni Kaspi.

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    Few festivals proved as valiant as Detroit through the dark days of the pandemic. Pictured: Chucho Valdés and Emmet Cohen.

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    Ernest Dawkins received a commission from Jazz Road to orchestrate his reflections on his long-lost roots with America’s South.

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    Edmar Castaneda performs at the eighth-annual Chicago Jazz String Summit.

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    Danilo Pérez has turned his music into a family-driven, relentless mission to unite the world.

    Danilo Peréz: A Global Love Affair

    Large buzzards, called Gallinazos in Spanish, glide between the skyscrapers of downtown Panama City. They hover like…

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    A Time For Healing band members, from left, Isiah Collier, Justin Dillard, Corey Wilkes and Kahil El’Zabar.

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    Danilo Pérez discusses the upcoming Panama Jazz Festival.

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    Altoizm is Greg Ward, Sharel Cassity and Rajiv Halim.

    Altoizm Flies High in Chicago

    As the track and field Olympics played out in a stadium full of robots in Tokyo, the alto sax olympics convened for a…

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    Artist-in-resdience Dee Dee Bridgewater performs with pianist Bill Charlap.

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    Jerry Bergonzi’s new album, The Seven Rays, was partially inspired by his interest in philosophy.

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    Drummer Billy Martin (left), keyboardist John Medeski and bassist Chris Wood all have recording projects outside of their trio.

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    Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah performs Sept. 29 at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival in Chicago.

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    Jason Stein, bass clarinet (clockwise from top of photo); Matt Ulery, bass; Rob Clearfield, piano; Quin Kirchner, drums; Nick Mazzarella, alto sax; Nick Broste, trombone; Russ Johnson, trumpet; Dustin Laurenzi, tenor sax; and Nate Lepine, tenor sax.

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    Bandleader Roy Hargrove recently finished a two-week stint at Chicago’s Jazz Showcase.

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    David Sanborn’s roots are laid deep in the blues—he played with Albert King when he was 14—and he also came up around avant-gardists in his hometown of St Louis.

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    Nick Mazzarella (left) and Tomeka Reid perform at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival, which took place Sept. 23–24 in Chicago.

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    Gwilym Simcock at Hyatt jam session with Macy Gray, Montreal, 2013.

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    27th Ward Alderman Walter Burnett Jr. (left), Alvin Carter-Bey, Larry Wade and Michael Callier

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    Greg Ward (left) with Preston Jackson outside The Whistler in Chicago April 23.

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    Branford Marsalis (left) and Kurt Elling pose for a photo at the Chicago Symphony Center, where they performed with Marsalis’ quartet on Jan. 27.

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    Former First Lady Laura Bush (left), President George W. Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama and President Obama at the Sept. 24 opening ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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    Matana Roberts at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival in Chicago

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    Melissa Aldana poses outside the Jazz Showcase in Chicago during her residency at the club May 5–May 8.

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    Ran Blake

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    Benny Sharoni performs at Fitzgerald’s in Berwyn, Illinois, on April 9.

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    Rudresh Mahanthappa (left) with Stefon Harris at the Symphony Center in Chicago on Feb. 26

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    John Scofield (left) and Joe Lovano perform material from their album Past Present (Impulse!) at SPACE in Evanston, Illinois, on Feb. 5


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