Sunday, August 20, 2006

The New Face of "Fusion": "There's fusion everywhere in today's jazz, but it's instructive to look at some of the musicians who emerged in the '80s around downtown figurehead John Zorn. Few 'jazz' musicians have proven more expansive or more visionary in the last quarter-century, and good fortune finds them with new albums out this summer that make my thesis a living, breathing thing."