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From his thrilling jousts with avant-garde bad boy John Zorn in Masada to his more accessible compositions for numerous award-winning solo projects, NYC trumpeter Dave Douglas bridges the chasm between mainstream and underground jazz like few other contemporary bandleaders. His…
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In jazz, even the most skilled composer-improvisers are often only as good as the company they keep. The give-and-take nature of the art form dictates such an equation. Since the early '90s, pianist Myra Melford has distinguished herself as a…
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Music, Hear This Dave Douglas soundtracks Fatty Arbuckle, Jen Leckman impersonates Stephin Merritt.

Dave Douglas soundtracks Fatty Arbuckle, Jen Leckman impersonates Stephin Merritt.

The second release from acclaimed trumpeter/composer Dave Douglas on his recently launched Greenleaf Music label is Keystone, a fascinating double-disc CD/DVD tribute to the silent-film actor/director Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, whose high-flying Hollywood star was snuffed out in 1921 when he…
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In the past decade, violin and accordion have arguably become the subtlest vehicles for creative music innovation. Well aware of the power of this unlikely pair of avant-garde instruments, ubiquitous New York trumpeter Dave Douglas enlisted top downtown practitioners Mark…
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In terms of identity politics and fierce musicality, John Zorn's Masada was arguably one of the most vital working jazz groups of the '90s. A world-class combo of New York composer/improvisers -- trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Greg Cohen, drummer Joey…
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Dave Douglas' Tiny Bell TrioDave Douglas is top dog of a new breed of jazz cats. A horn-playing paradox, he doesn't draw lines between mainstream and avant-garde. Consequently, he's gained acceptance in both camps for a vision he says falls…
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