Publication: Chicago Tribune
Author: Howard Reich
Since its inception, jazz has been an international music, drawing deeply on influences from the Caribbean, Africa and Europe.
But its global voice never has been more pronounced than in the past 20 years, thanks to the stylistic breakthroughs of Panamanian pianist Danilo Perez, Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sanchez, Chilean vocalist Claudia Acuña and many more.
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