Jazz Conception

How great musicians demonstrate a mutual respect and trust on the bandstand can alter your outlook on the world and enrich every aspect of your life, understanding what it means to be a global citizen in the most modern sense.
— Wynton Marsalis
Rahsaan Roland Kirk. The original black classical musician.

Rahsaan Roland Kirk. The original black classical musician.

Stan Getz.

Stan Getz.

My foot, soprano (Cannonball, curved bell)), and tenor (Eastman, 52nd St model)

My foot, soprano (Cannonball, curved bell)), and tenor (Eastman, 52nd St model)

Ruben Rogers (bass); Gregory Hutchinson (drums)

Ruben Rogers (bass); Gregory Hutchinson (drums)

Mark Turner (sax)

Mark Turner (sax)

Idris Muhammad.

Idris Muhammad.

Esperanza Spalding.

Esperanza Spalding.

Charles Lloyd Quartet.  (left to right) Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers, Charles Lloyd, Eric Harland.

Charles Lloyd Quartet.  (left to right) Jason Moran, Reuben Rogers, Charles Lloyd, Eric Harland.

John Coltrane

John Coltrane