Arc of Rediscovery

February 18th, 2014

from online.wsj.com

Arc of Rediscovery
By: Larry Blumenfeld

Seated at the piano before a performance at Manhattan’s Jazz Standard earlier this month, Danilo Pérez told his audience, “We invite you to join us for a rediscovery.” In jazz, such language often signals a fresh take on the repertoire of an iconic musician—perhaps Dizzy Gillespie, whose United Nation Orchestra Mr. Pérez joined in 1989, or saxophonist Wayne Shorter, in whose acclaimed quartet he has played for the past 13 years.

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