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Adam Bernstein: Sir Charles Thompson, jazz pianist who bridged swing and bebop, dies at 98 (If only all professional obits of working class jazz players were this good)

Philip Clark: Welcome to Stravinsky’s World  (Bravo, especially for new interviews with those that actually worked with the composer)

Marc Myers: Interview with Don Friedman (RIP)

Richard Williams: Masabumi Kikuchi’s ‘Black Orpheus’

Alex Ross: The Sound of Hate

Michael J. Agovino: Almost Famous, Almost Broke: How Does a Jazz Musician Make It in New York Now?

Doug Ramsey: Carla Bley’s New Triumph

Andy Friedman: A Long-Ago Interview with Dave Van Ronk about the Blues

Erin F. Wasinger: Rodney Whitaker: ‘Sense of pride’ about the jazz scene in Lansing

Sam Newsome: Pete Yellin memorial 

Ellery Eskelin: Paul Smoker memorial

Willard Jenkins and Andy Kahan: Rahsaan Roland Kirk documentary

Hank Shteamer: Mythbusting: The 360-degree gift of ‘Denis A. Charles: An Interrupted Conversation’

Mosaic and Jazzinstitut Darmstadt have more links