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Remembering Chick Corea: From Spain to Sorceress, 12 essential performances from the virtuoso
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Remembering Chick Corea: From Spain to Sorceress, 12 essential performances from the virtuoso

Corea helped enrich the lexicon of jazz, merging its harmonic language with the heaviness (and amplification) of rock and funk.

Stanley Crouch, social critic and a champion of jazz in America, dies at 74
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Stanley Crouch, social critic and a champion of jazz in America, dies at 74

A former Black nationalist who had been seared by witnessing the 1965 Watts race riots in his native Los Angeles, Crouch transformed himself into a widely read essayist, syndicated newspaper columnist, novelist and MacArthur Foundation “genius award” winner

The Friday List: From a Voot Select series shot during the lockdown to Atlas Obscura's talk on wax carving, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a Voot Select series shot during the lockdown to Atlas Obscura's talk on wax carving, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

The Eddy review: Brilliant music and expertly crafted characters stumble as they dance to the tunes of a half-baked plot
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The Eddy review: Brilliant music and expertly crafted characters stumble as they dance to the tunes of a half-baked plot

The Eddy weaves together stories of well-written characters at a Parisian jazz club. But as music takes centre stage, the plot struggles.

Geometry sings the blues in Indian-American mathematician's radical new music system
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Geometry sings the blues in Indian-American mathematician's radical new music system

Several compositions on a CD, to be released on January 17, exemplify how the framework transcends civilisational genres of East and West

Winter Jazz Wave 2019: Dainius Pulauskas Group and Monoswezi to perform on 4, 5, and 6 December
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Winter Jazz Wave 2019: Dainius Pulauskas Group and Monoswezi to perform on 4, 5, and 6 December

As part of the Winter Jazz Wave 2019 are five gigs across the country on 4, 5, and 6 December, featuring the Dainius Pulauskas Group and Monoswezi.

Winter Jazz Wave 2019: Monoswezi to perform in Goa, Dainius Pulauskas Group take the stage in Mumbai
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Winter Jazz Wave 2019: Monoswezi to perform in Goa, Dainius Pulauskas Group take the stage in Mumbai

As part of the Winter Jazz Wave 2019 are two upcoming gigs. Monoswezi will perform at Hideaway Cafe in Goa on Monday, 2 December, and Dainius Pulauskas Group take the stage at The Little Door in Mumbai on Tuesday, 3 December.

Winter Jazz Wave: Macha Gharibian Trio, The Great Harry Hillman to play at 2019 edition of event
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Winter Jazz Wave: Macha Gharibian Trio, The Great Harry Hillman to play at 2019 edition of event

As part of the Winter Jazz Wave 2019, organised by the music agency Gatecrash, are six gigs across the country between 27 and 28 November, featuring jazz folk pop ensemble Macha Gharibian Trio, Swiss post-jazz quartet The Great Harry Hillman, and jazz trio Dock in Absolute.

As part of Winter Jazz Wave 2019, Swiss post-jazz quartet The Great Harry Hillman to perform in Mumbai
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As part of Winter Jazz Wave 2019, Swiss post-jazz quartet The Great Harry Hillman to perform in Mumbai

As part of the Winter Jazz Wave 2019, Swiss post-jazz quartet The Great Harry Hillman will perform in Mumbai. They describe their music as not being 'normal' jazz; it combines jazz, rock, and improvisation to create a layered, powerful sound.

Once you start to play the music, all that you prepare at home is irrelevant: Israeli saxophonist Yuval Cohen
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Once you start to play the music, all that you prepare at home is irrelevant: Israeli saxophonist Yuval Cohen

Ahead of his performance at the NCPA International Jazz Festival, Israeli soprano saxophonist Yuval Cohen spoke to Firstpost about his experience of being in India, his influences and composition and improvisational processes, and the Israeli jazz scene.

Jacob Collier on his diverse oeuvre: 'I wouldn’t say I’m a jazz musician; I aim to be a musician, full stop'
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Jacob Collier on his diverse oeuvre: 'I wouldn’t say I’m a jazz musician; I aim to be a musician, full stop'

Genius, prodigy, autodidact, Grammy winner and YouTube phenomenon are just some of the adjectives regularly used to describe Jacob Collier, the 25-year-old London-based British musician, who shot to fame as a teenager when videos of him performing complex cover versions of classic tunes went viral online.

At Kamasi Washington's Mumbai concert, a display of virtuosity by one of the masters of contemporary jazz
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At Kamasi Washington's Mumbai concert, a display of virtuosity by one of the masters of contemporary jazz

At his Mumbai concert, Kamasi Washington reminds why he’s among the most relevant artists in contemporary jazz

Toni Morrison, a giant of American literature, perfected a confluence of lyricism and no-nonsense truthtelling
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Toni Morrison, a giant of American literature, perfected a confluence of lyricism and no-nonsense truthtelling

Beloved, Jazz and 1997’s Paradise form Toni Morrison’s ‘black history’ trilogy, and are basically required reading for students of American literature.

Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works
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Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works

Morrison, who died at 88, created a lasting impact on readers as she explored the lives of African-Americans and the complexities of womanhood through her riveting, lyrical prose.

Navigating Shades of Grey
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Navigating Shades of Grey

An experimental jazz outfit uses music to stay relevant while transforming Indian society

Made in Heaven: Shivani Raghuvanshi aka Jazz talks about what her character brought to the show
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Made in Heaven: Shivani Raghuvanshi aka Jazz talks about what her character brought to the show

In an exclusive interview, Shivani Raghuvanshi talks about how much of Jazz from Made in Heaven resides within her and how much of it was strictly on paper.

Honda launches exclusive editions of the Amaze, Jazz, and the WR-V in India
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Honda launches exclusive editions of the Amaze, Jazz, and the WR-V in India

The Exclusive Edition will be sold in only in the colour Radiant Red and White Orchid Pearl.

Harmonica player Rohan Singhal — the youngest artist ever to perform at Mahindra Blues — on his influences, performances across the globe
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Harmonica player Rohan Singhal — the youngest artist ever to perform at Mahindra Blues — on his influences, performances across the globe

When Rohan Singhal takes the Mahindra Blues stage over 9 and 10 February this year, he will be the youngest artist to have ever performed at the coveted festival.

London punk-jazz quintet WorldService Project on their influences, obsession with clowns, and second India tour
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London punk-jazz quintet WorldService Project on their influences, obsession with clowns, and second India tour

British punk-jazz group WorldService Project open up about how their name came about, the first records they ever bought and assimilating the influences of the band members.

Gauthier Toux Trio, Tubes & Wires, Worldservice Project bring Jazzfest 2018 to a stunning finale
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Gauthier Toux Trio, Tubes & Wires, Worldservice Project bring Jazzfest 2018 to a stunning finale

Kicking off Day Three of Jazzfest 2018 was Tubes and Wires from Germany, headed by Niels Klein. With a combination of woodwinds and electronics, they had a completely unique sound.