Matthew Shipp

Along with a standards album by Becca Stevens and a trio session led by saxophonist Ivo Perelman.

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As we embark on a new year, open up to some new music.

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Plus a taste of Michael Olatuja’s new album, featuring Regina Carter.

In this installment of Take Five, our weekly playlist, you'll find fathers and sons, a couple of farewells, and more than one refurbished jazz standard. We'll start with one of those, featuring a singer you may know, giving a performance you'll want to see.