Thursday, December 13, 2012

News+Happenings: December 13, 2012

Highlights Include:
  • 'The godfather of world music' Ravi Shankar sadly passed away at the age of 92.
  • Jason Moran explains why he is not only a historian of the piano, but also a fierce and eclectic seeker.
  • Eric Harland released the second volume of his highly-acclaimed collection of drum loops and samples.
  • Kurt Elling's guide to some of the best contemporary vocal jazz.
  • Legendary NYC jazz club Lenox Lounge unfortunately closes it's doors at year's end.
  • Wynton Marsalis is successfully shaking things up at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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