Friday, May 27, 2005

Playing the Diplomatic Changes

The saxophonist Joshua Redman is one of the most visible jazz musicians of the last 15 years, which says something not just about his natural flow as an improviser and his command as a bandleader, but also about his willingness to use words. The chance to represent jazz to the outside world involves a certain amount of rhetoric, and Mr. Redman has risen to that challenge in a friendly, nearly guileless way.
[Click the article title to read the the entire article from nytimes.com by Ben Ratliff]

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