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February 6, 2015

#KickingtheCanon by Zach Lewis Music

Thelonious Monk Quartet | Monk’s Dream

February 6, 2015

When first stumbling my way through the world of jazz, falling in love with Thelonious Monk seemed only natural. His choices from note to note are ubiquitous, each carrying his signature; they tend to sound wrong at first, then fit just right during the refrain. Listening to Thelonious Monk’s recordings in the 21st century, then, reveals both a…

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by Carson Lund Film

Timbuktu | Abderrahmane Sissako

In an overhead shot, a 4×4 full of jihadists crawls down a cramped village alleyway, where it’s greeted by a lanky woman in flowing colored garments, her arms outstretched and a ribbon of black cloth spreading to the outer reaches of the 2:35:1 frame.…

February 6, 2015
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