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Kenny G Weaponized Pleasantness

The new documentary ‘Listening to Kenny G’ explores why the popular smooth-jazz instrumentalist is so divisive. Maybe it’s because there’s something eerily inhuman about his brand of inoffensive beauty

Miles Davis vs. Malibu: How the LAPD Terrorized a Jazz Legend

Dick Cavett’s famous gift to Davis — a license plate saying he owned his Ferrari — missed the point of the police’s racist crackdown on a successful Black man

Happy 90th Birthday to Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins

It’s time to rename the Williamsburg Bridge in his honor

The Secrets of the ’80s New York Art Scene — As Told by John Lurie

An artist, painter, musician, composer, bandleader, reluctant actor and frustrated fishing-show host, Lurie isn’t easily pinned down or described. He’s mostly a force of nature.

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