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Highlights Worth Hearing From The Excellence In Jazz Archives

April 30, 2018

In celebration of International Jazz Day on April 30, we've plumbed the Excellence In Jazz archives for highlights from features we've done over the years, from interviews with Jimmy Smith and Joey Alexander to the story behind "Take Five."

Jazz, Freed: On Cecil Taylor's Expansive Brilliance

April 6, 2018

Over a career that sprawled across six full decades, Taylor maintained an unwavering standard of expedition. And what he discovered — in an endless, boundless process — was a world unto himself.