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Friday Apr 4 | Houston Press

Top 5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend: The Wayne Shorter Quartet, John Wiese, Jo Koy and More

For those who want to see a genuine giant of jazz's golden era in live performance, time isn't on your side.

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Related Topix: Wayne Shorter, Jazz, Ornette Coleman, Sonny Rollins, Jimmy Heath

Tue Mar 25, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Cecil Taylor

"One of my wishes has been realized. I found love. It was difficult, but I found it.

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Related Topix: Jazz

Thu Mar 20, 2014

New Yorker

Why Did Ralph Ellison Despise Modern Jazz?

"Jazz: The Experimenters," a 1965 television broadcast of performances by the bands of Cecil Taylor and Charles Mingus, with commentary by Ralph Ellison and the jazz critic Martin Williams, currently on view at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem as part of an exhibition devoted to Ellison's record collection , would be worth the trip, even in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jazz, Charles Mingus, The National, Entertainment, Television, Movies

Financial Times

Alexander Hawkins/Wolfram Trio, Vortex, London

The Oxford-based pianist Alexander Hawkins has forged a strong personal voice out of the more demanding and aesthetically austere practices of contemporary jazz piano.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Lennie Tristano

Fri Mar 14, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

A chat with Kyoto Prize winner Cecil Taylor

Cecil Taylor's position as one of the most innovative and revolutionary pianists in and out of jazz has been a constant since the mid-1950s.

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Related Topix: Jazz, San Diego, CA, UC San Diego, Linda Vista (San Diego, CA)

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