Tag Archives: Akinmusire, Ambrose

Review: Roomful of Teeth Stretches for a Piano Premiere

Source: New York Times » Music

The ensemble performed its showpiece, Partita for 8 Voices, in a program that also included the pianist-composer’s Tigran Hamasyan’s “Ser Aravote.”

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Announces New Season

Source: New York Times » Music

Wynton Marsalis, Chick Corea and Kurt Elling will perform, starting in September.

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Critic’s Notebook: A Cri de Coeur From Jazz Musicians in a Black Lives Matter Age

Source: New York Times » Music

On Friday, the jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard performed an elegy for Eric Garner in Staten Island. Other artists have been equally expressive in the age of Black Lives Matter.

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The Year in Culture: Nate Chinen’s Top Albums of 2014, With Beyoncé, Fred Hersch Trio and More

Source: New York Times » Music

A sense of authority is palpable on new releases from Beyoncé, Miranda Lambert, the Fred Hersch Trio, Run the Jewels and others.

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