Daniel King

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  • 12 years ago

    Portions of this article have been updated. Glendale contains more headstones than living, breathing residents. Creepy? Sobering? Maybe, but that statistic lends a serene aestheticism to the neighborhood's bustling businesses, providing the pizzer...

  • 12 years ago

    Jazz-pop has expanded lately, with Brad Mehldau, the Bad Plus, and Dr. Lonnie Smith covering Radiohead, Beck, Nirvana. So Jason Moran's decision to "do the deed" with Brahms and Björk should surprise no one. Still, Moran's material is immater...

  • 12 years ago

    Paganini. You know, the famous violinist, classical celebrity, and waltz-stomping workhorse, whose instrument rests in a bank vault under strict security in northern Italy. His name suggests majesty, and, right now, so does Regina Carter's; she re...

  • 12 years ago

    Here's a formula for free jazz: tension followed by resolution, insistence by resignation, improvisation by noise. Oh, that's a formula for national government. Anyway, defining free jazz isn't Daniel Carter's mission on Luminescence—he's too...

  • 13 years ago

    Sarah Michelle Gellar's decision to quit Buffy after her contract expired drew waves of wistful mourners, online petitions, and office-cooler whimpers—and rightfully so. But news of her swan song has goosed the city's spiritual sales. Crystal...

  • 13 years ago

    Nineteen-year-old Manhattanite Peter Cincotti just doubled Diana Krall's record sales, becoming Billboard's top trad-jazz seller of the moment. He burst into national consciousness recently with performances on Late Night With Conan O'Brien, CNN H...


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