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Get hyped for the Other Minds Festival, with Tyshawn & King, Sara & Roscoe, Sylvie & Mary, William & Patricia, & Darius alone: Videos

The 25th edition of the Other Minds Festival, an intently exploratory affair based in San Francisco, was originally scheduled to take place in April 2020. We know what derailed those plans — but the fest is roaring back this week, with four evenings of programming at the Atrium Theater. I'll be on hand throughout the festival, which…

Get hyped for the Other Minds Festival, with Tyshawn & King, Sara & Roscoe, Sylvie & Mary, William & Patricia, & Darius alone: Videos
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DC Jazz Prix is the rare Jazz competition focused on cohesion: Video, Photo
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DC Jazz Prix is the rare Jazz competition focused on cohesion: Video, Photo

This year marks the 7th annual DCJazzPrix, an international band competition that draws some of the greatest talent from around the globe. What makes this competition unique is that it focuses on band cohesion and natural interplay rather than individual talent. It thrusts contestants in front of major jazz industry professionals, granting the winner a grand…

Charlie Parker Jazz festival returns to Harlem, with Donald Harrison and others … Video, Photo

"Charlie Parker was inclusive, and that made him exclusive," attests 2022 NEA Jazz Master Donald Harrison, Jr. — who, as an alto saxophonist in the modern jazz tradition, can be understood as one of Parker's countless musical heirs. Harrison is among the leading artists paying tribute at the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. Presented by Capital One and City Parks…

Charlie Parker Jazz festival returns to Harlem, with Donald Harrison and others … Video, Photo
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