Man Meets Horn
The sly cornet of Taylor Ho Bynum
From the July, 2014 issue
For many the main defining aspect of jazz is improvisation. And yet many of the most creative artists who have been associated with this kind of music, however broadly defined, have explored the deeply running continuum between composition and improvisation, be it Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk, Dave Brubeck, Steve Lacy, or Anthony Braxton.