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March 2022

Yasuaki Shimizu: Kiren Album Review

Yasuaki Shimizu's endless curiosity has fueled decades of tireless creative endeavor. As a child, he learned to play several instruments - violin, clarinet, piano, guitar, percussion - but landed on the saxophone as his main means of…

One of the best jazz movies

There are few great films about jazz musicians, partly because there have been few black directors in Hollywood. One of the best jazz films, the 1977 film "Passing Through", was directed by independent filmmaker Larry Clark while his…