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  1. 8 Best Moments at Newport Jazz Festival 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Billboard

    Jon Batiste performs at the Newport Jazz Festival at Fort Adams State Park on Aug. 4, 2018 in Newport, RI. "We're trying to go futuristic and retro at the same time," explained saxophonist and bandleader Rudresh Mahanthappa on the first day of the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival.

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  2. Newport Jazz FestivalA Takes Over Rhode Island August 3-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and Brian Blade; BADBADNOTGOOD; The DIVA Jazz Orchestra; Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles; Tony Allen; Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition; Michel Camilo; Marquis Hill Blacktet; Alicia Olatuja; Matthew Shipp Trio; Sonnymoon; Berklee Global ...

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  3. Lifestyle | Newport Jazz Festival Artists Set to Perform Music From Other CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Go Local

    ... feel, contrasted by the Tokyo-fied take on "Cruising." New York-based alto saxophonist/composer/educator Rudresh Mahanthappa has molded and melded the music of his ancestral heritage into a swinging synthesis where antiquity and modernity exist on ...

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  4. Pianist and composer Vijay Iyer demonstrates his elasticity and imagination within his agile sextetRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    Composer and pianist Vijay Iyer has taken advantage of his heightened visibility as a Harvard professor, MacArthur fellow, and ECM Records artist to pursue multiple projects, a puzzle of disparate interests that form an intriguing mosaic of his creative mind-set. While Far From Over , the debut from his agile sextet, certainly shares ideas he's explored in his trio and in an old quartet with saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa , it carves out its own driving, rhythmically limber space.

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  5. Newport Jazz Festival Announces First Wave of Artists; All Tickets On SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Melissa Aldana, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda and Allison Miller; Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition; Mary Halvorson's Code Girl; Michel Camilo; James Carter Organ Trio; Jazzmeia Horn; and Matthew Shipp Trio. ...

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  6. Trumpeter Adam O'Farrill pivots away from his family's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    ... Chico. He began to forge his own path early on in his career, making waves playing alongside saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa on the latter's 2015 album Bird Calls (ACT) and establishing himself as an improviser of protean strength and melodic ...

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  7. Lifestyle | Newport Jazz Festival Announces First Wave of Artists for 2018 FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Go Local

    The partial lineup features Charles Lloyd's 80th Birthday Celebration featuring three different groups; Andra Day; Living Colour; Artemis featuring Ccile McLorin Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Melissa Aldana, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda and Allison Miller; Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition; Mary Halvorson's Code Girl; Michel Camilo; James Carter Organ Trio; Jazzmeia Horn; and Matthew Shipp Trio. "Last week we dished up the first taste of artists playing the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival when we announced Charles Lloyd's 80th Birthday Celebration through The Wein Machine and social media.

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  8. Newport Jazz Festival Announces First Wave of Artists; All Tickets On SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Salvant, Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Melissa Aldana, Ingrid Jensen, Noriko Ueda and Allison Miller; Rudresh Mahanthappa Indo-Pak Coalition; Mary Halvorson's Code Girl; Michel Camilo; James Carter Organ Trio; Jazzmeia Horn; and Matthew Shipp Trio. ...

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  9. Friedrich Kunzmann's Best Releases Of 2017: Ethno-Jazz on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... third installment of South Asian explorations with quartet Invocation, likewise featuring Dan Weiss and Rudresh Mahanthappa. Like Agrima , Unfiltered Universe explores the fusion of western jazz traditions with South Asian music, though more ...

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  10. 20 Best Avant Albums of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | RollingStone

    ... Ornette closed the nearly 60-year career of an experimental jazz icon, but artists like Vijay Iyer and Rudresh Mahanthappa proved that a future of rule-breakers is assured. And while Prurient released a somewhat imposing four CDs of gloom, Dean ...

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  11. : Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition and Rez Abbasi's InvocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... return of their respective bands: the second time for the Indo-Pak Coalition, the third for Invocation. Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition Agrima Self Produced 2017 It has been nine years since the Indo-Pak Coalition's first and only release ...

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  12. The Jazz Albums Of 2017 And The Power Of GatekeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    What does it say about the state of jazz recording that Jason Moran and Rudresh Mahanthappa , both former Jazz Critics Poll winners, resorted to issuing their new albums primarily as digital downloads? Nothing good, probably, though I know some will say that digital is where sales are these days and jazz is just catching up to the zeitgeist. The not-entirely-unreasonable argument goes that by taking to the Internet, musicians such as Moran and Mahanthappa are eliminating capricious gatekeepers and seizing power for themselves.

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  13. The nine best jazz albums of 2017, from Vijay Iyer to Craig TabornRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    ... Unfiltered Universe seamlessly blends Carnatic music from India with jazz - and having Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa and Dan Weiss in the band is huge. This is the third in a series of recordings, and it is brilliant and exhilarating. Bassist May ...

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  14. Rez Abbasi - Unfiltered UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... jazz musicians in New York, a Subcontinental supergroup Abbasi has dubbed "Invocation." We've just heard Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto sax) and Dan Weiss (drums) reconvene with guitarist Abbasi for Mahanthappa's ground-breaking Indo-Pak Coalition for ...

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  15. BWW Review: CROSSCURRENTS at The Balboa TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... range, and jazz fans are receptive. Two of the hottest players in the U.S. now are alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, and pianist Vijay Iyer, both sons of Indian immigrants, both at or near the top of recent prestigious jazz polls. rounded out by ...

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  16. Rez Abbasi: Unfiltered UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Guitarist Rez Abbasi, saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa and pianist Vijay Iyer share South Asian roots and have respectively incorporated many of the region's modalities and song-forms into the progressive jazz idiom at various points in time as solo artists or collaborators. Hence, the musicians coalesce for the third chapter of Abassi's Invocation group that merges South Asian music with ultra-modern jazz, often executed at warp speed amid supple time signatures and Herculean soloing activities.

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  17. Rudresh Mahanthappa: AgrimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Overall, the music is very tight and forceful. "Snap" best displays its general setup: Mahanthappa's alto snakes around wildly in the lead, as Abbasi accompanies him with deep, twangy low-register chords like ; and Weiss percolates behind on tabla or trap drums.

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  18. #MutualNight: Diwali and Indian JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | By Common Consent

    ... and the Indian classical music that found its way into the Beatles' music. A couple days ago,[fn2] Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition released " Agrima ." I've been looking forward to this album for about seven months, since I saw them perform ...

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  19. Rudresh Mahanthappa: AgrimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | All About Jazz

    The music of India is ancient, centuries old. The saxophone is new, with a history of less than a hundred years.

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  20. Rudresh Mahanthappa's Indo-Pak Coalition - AgrimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    Through his Indo-Pak Coalition, acclaimed alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa has been one of the foremost pioneers smartly combining jazz with Subcontinent folk forms. Agrima takes things a step further by tossing a larger dollop of rock and touches of electronics into the mix.

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