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The Decade in Jazz: 10 Definitive Moments

The Decade in Jazz: 10 Definitive Moments

Esperanza Spalding upset Justin Bieber at the Grammys, #MeToo shook the scene and Jason Moran made giant leaps. A look back at how the music moved forward.
Jason Moran’s Jazz Journey at the Whitney Upends Space and Time

Jason Moran’s Jazz Journey at the Whitney Upends Space and Time

The pianist and conceptual artist engages with the physical history of jazz in collaborations with Kara Walker, Joan Jonas and other art world figures.
Immigrants Created American Music. A New Festival Tells Their Stories.

Immigrants Created American Music. A New Festival Tells Their Stories.

Falu immigrated to the United States 20 years ago. She’ll perform at Global Mashups, a concert series at the Flushing Town Hall arts center, with Hazmat Modine.
Immigrants Created American Music. A New Festival Tells Their Stories.

Immigrants Created American Music. A New Festival Tells Their Stories.

Falu immigrated to the United States 20 years ago. She’ll perform at Global Mashups, a concert series at the Flushing Town Hall arts center, with Hazmat Modine.
Playlist: The Playlist: Offset Repents, and 13 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Offset Repents, and 13 More New Songs

Offset's solo album, “Father of 4,” showcases his efforts at rebranding himself into an introspective rapper and thoughtful family man.
Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Chris Cornell, and 12 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Chris Cornell, and 12 More New Songs

A memorial boxed set dedicated to Chris Cornell, “An Artist’s Legacy,” is due in November.
Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

Bringing the World of Ta-Nehisi Coates, Briefly, to Stage

From left, the pianist Jason Moran, the bassist Mimi Jones and the drummer Nate Smith in a rehearsal for a stage adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book “Between the World and Me,” which opens at the
Joan Jonas Endures With Her Strange and Entrancing Rituals

Joan Jonas Endures With Her Strange and Entrancing Rituals

Joan Jonas this month, before her solo exhibition at Tate Modern in London.
Playlist: The Playlist: Janelle Monáe Feels the Funk, and 13 More New Songs

Playlist: The Playlist: Janelle Monáe Feels the Funk, and 13 More New Songs

Janelle Monáe previewed her April album, “Dirty Computer,” with the funky “Make Me Feel.”
Surrounded by Violence, and Contemplating Its Toll on Us

Surrounded by Violence, and Contemplating Its Toll on Us

Carrie Mae Weems created this photo collage of herself using an original photograph by James Ewing of the Board of Officers Room at the Park Avenue Armory. The space will be used during an all-day
Critic’s Notebook: At 100, Thelonious Monk Gets a Hero’s Celebration

Critic’s Notebook: At 100, Thelonious Monk Gets a Hero’s Celebration

Ravi Coltrane played tight renditions of classic Thelonious Monk songs at Monk@100, a festival celebrating what would have been Monk’s 100th birthday.