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Ten Points Just for the Name

It takes guts to mix the music of your childhood with music from another time and place. Many of us wouldn't want to: If the music of your people is big band swing, for example, you kind of either love…
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Max Roach/Leon Parker Max Roach knows that the beat is the backbone of jazz. For half a century, along with fellow bop godfathers Art Blakey and Roy Haynes, his rhythmic energy has propelled some of the genre's greatest names: Charlie…
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Dub Warriors

At the millennium, if musical scholars convene to discuss the past hundred years, they'll be faced with the most turbulent and ebullient period in history. From Stravinsky's rhythmical advances in "The Rites of Spring" to jazz drummer Art Blakey's polyrhythmic…
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