RIP Stanley Cowell

An intellectual but accessible jazz great passes.

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The generation of jazz musicians who began their careers in the 60’s and 70’s (like McCoy Tyner) have begun to pass away, but often without having achieved the recognition of their predecessors — perhaps because their music is harder to categorize. Some of the names for the directions these musicians explored suggest that they’re defined by the past (“post bop” or “hard bop”)…

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