Doctor Parker

New York bassist William Parker believes in music as a healing force, a vehicle for ecstatic transformation, similar to the meditative chants of Buddhist…

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Shape-Shifter

Ornette Coleman sculpts free jazz from the genre's elevated fringes

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This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 Geniuses, man. They act kooky, wear weird clothes, work their highly intelligent fingers to the bone, and at some point,…

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