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    “I feel honored to have been a part of this legacy and tradition,” Jackson says of his years at the helm of the Monterey Jazz Festival. “I’m proud of the work that I did.”

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    Pascal and Remy Le Boeuf have been described as “impressive musically and, most importantly, impressive as people,” by Tim Jackson of the Monterey Jazz Festival.

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    Person’s esthetic took shape in an era when jazz functioned as neighborhood social entertainment and moved with a deep dance groove.

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    Artemov was known for his trio, Vibe, and for his work with the Danylo Vinarikov Ensemble, the Elevation Trio and the Dark Side Trio.

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    “There’s a certain passion and energy I play with that I never understood until I went to Ukraine,” Friesen says.

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    Ingrid Laubrock, left, premieres “Lilith” at jazzahead! 2023 with band member David Adewumi on trumpet.

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    “I’ve learned over the years not to take myself too seriously,” Barron says.

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    Allison Miller performs with Artemis at the 65th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival.

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    More than a mere rarity, the new A Love Supreme: Live In Seattle is an avant-garde gem that offers new insights into Coltrane’s iconic work.

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    “​Keith’s thing was startling,” pianist Craig Taborn says of Facing You.

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    ​Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire performs with the trio Trefoil at this year’s Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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    “I wanted to start thinking of something larger than this world,” says Miho Hazama.

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    Gerald Clayton directs the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Orchestra.

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    Dawn Clement performs at the Ballard Jazz Festival in 2019.

    Ballard Fest Boosts Seattle Scene

    Named for the charming old wood-and-brick Scandinavian neighborhood where it takes place, the Ballard Jazz Festival is…

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    Bassist John Clayton (left) has helmed the Vail Jazz Workshop since its inception in 1996.

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    Wayne Horvitz conducts the Seattle Modern Orchestra during the Earshot Jazz Festival, which ran Oct. 4–Nov. 6 in Seattle.

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    Christian McBride performs with his band New Jawn at the Chicago Jazz Festival on Aug. 31.

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    Pianist Marcin Wasilewski’s trio has been together for about 25 years.

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    Myra Melford, shown here playing the 2015 Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle, will perform at this year’s edition.

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    On Cuong Vu 4Tet’s Change In The Air (RareNoise), its namesake trumpeter ditches electronic effects.

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    Dave McMurray (left), Esperanza Spalding, Ravi Coltrane and Terri Lyne Carrington pay tribute to the late Geri Allen at the 2018 Detroit Jazz Festival.

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    Marc Ribot performs at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

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    Pianist/vocalist Dawn Clement’s fifth leader album is titled Tandem (Origin).

    Clement Crafts Duos Disc

    Last fall, when Seattle’s Earshot Jazz Festival invited pianist/vocalist Dawn Clement to serve as…

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    Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater was among the performers on Blue Note at Sea.

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    Jeff Hamilton (foreground) performs during the Vail Jazz Workshop in Vail, Colorado. The workshop ran from Aug. 31–Sept. 4.

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    Linda May Han Oh onstage at the 2017 Monterey Jazz Festival, held Sept. 15–17 in California.

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    Billy Hart performs as part of The Cookers at the PDX Jazz Festival in Portland, Oregon, on Feb. 18.

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    Ravi Coltrane (center) appears with an eight-piece wind ensemble and a jazz quartet at the PDX Jazz Festival’s celebration of John Coltrane in Portland, Oregon. (Photo: Mark Sheldon)


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