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Review: Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles Demonstrate a Low-Flame Curiosity

published about 1 hour ago
Review: Shana Cleveland & the Sandcastles Demonstrate a Low-Flame Curiosity
Ms. Cleveland’s new record, “Oh Man, Cover the Ground,” is full of quiet, delicate music of moderate aloneness.

Review: Joshua Redman Joins the Bad Plus in a Chemistry Experiment

published about 1 hour ago
Review: Joshua Redman Joins the Bad Plus in a Chemistry Experiment
In a joint album, Mr. Redman, the tenor saxophonist, brings a vital presence to the Bad Plus without altering the band’s dynamic.

Sony Terms With Spotify Uncovered in Contract

published about 19 hours ago
Sony Terms With Spotify Uncovered in Contract
Sony’s relationships with digital services were exposed last week when a now outdated licensing contract with Spotify was leaked online and friction with SoundCloud spilled into view.

Review: ‘Afterword, the AACM (as) Opera’ Lends a Voice to Stories of Black History

published about 23 hours ago
Review: ‘Afterword, the AACM (as) Opera’ Lends a Voice to Stories of Black History
An innovative orchestration by George Lewis, a composer, jazz trombonist and scholar on the faculty of Columbia University, about the humiliations of Jim Crow laws in the South.

Review: ‘David Rosenboom: Propositional Music,’ an Avatar of Experimentalism

published 1 day ago
Review: ‘David Rosenboom: Propositional Music,’ an Avatar of Experimentalism
A weekend series of programs devoted to works by the composer, conductor, performer and avatar of experimental music is ushering in concerts at the museum.