Jazz is often unfairly maligned for being stuck in the past. The new jazz sounds coming out of London are getting most of the credit for taking jazz into the future, but in reality, the path was already being cleared well before now. Take Geri Allen, for example. The late jazz pianist reconciled jazz’s far-flung styles for decades. She was able to do this by toggling between different jazz artistic styles—whether by... read more
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PDX Jazz Festival: Universal Consciousness: A Tribute to Alice Coltrane by Ravi Coltrane with Pharoah Sanders at the Newmark Theatre on Feb. 27, 2016Photos by Anthony Pidgeon
February 29, 2016 11:00am
Alongside Pharoah Sanders, Ravi Coltrane presented Universal Consciousness: A Tribute to Alice Coltrane at the Newmark Theatre on Saturday, February 27 for the PDX Jazz Festival featuring Coltrane...