1. Michael Barnum "Universe" (NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest 2017)

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    Here's a video I did with Michael Barnum to feature his brand new original single called, "Universe." It's also his entry into the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest 2017. Music and…

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    • How to Dance Like Animals

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      Watch the "Spaces" concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrSrFP6R13g Hear the radio show: http://n.pr/2dNojfR For the majority of its early years jazz was connected to dance. In…

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      • Ibrahim Maalouf: Between Worlds

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        Hear the radio episode here: http://n.pr/1PIp1pq The trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf was born in Lebanon and grew up in France; like his father, he studied Western classical music, but also microtonal…

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        • Jazz Slang

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          "Shedding." "Chops." "Rataricious." Sometimes it seems like jazz cats have their own language. Of course, many times those words also end up in other peoples' mouths:…

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          • Pedrito Martinez: Santería Priest

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            Watch the full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huGNcM0XCkY Pedrito Martinez is a world-class Afro-Cuban percussionist — a rumbero called upon by many jazz and pop stars when they…

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            • Cali Rivera: Cowbell Maker

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              In The Bronx, there's a man who builds instruments for the world's great Latin percussionists: Tito Puente, Eddie Montalvo, Giovanni Hidalgo, Bobby Sanabria. He has no signs, no storefront,…

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              • Shirley Scott: Queen of the Organ

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                For the radio show and more info: http://n.pr/1LEtzyF Jazz is taught at universities now, and artists like saxophonist Tim Warfield and trumpeter Terell Stafford teach at them. But they know that…

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                • The Godfather of Music Festivals: George Wein At 90

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                  For the radio show and more info: http://n.pr/1JDcTmA There's no one person responsible for creating music festivals — or for making them such a huge part of how we witness live performances…

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                  • Arranging a one-man band for 10

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                    When trumpeter and composer/arranger Steven Bernstein first met the virtuoso pianist Henry Butler, he says he was floored. "This is it," he recalls thinking. "This is like the music…

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                    • 'What Is A Polyrhythm?' with Miguel Zenón

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                      People in jazz circles often talk about complexity, and often as an accusation. That guy's music is too complex! It's too far removed from the blues! It sounds like math! Bah! If you…

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