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Content in the March 2017 issue includes:
Cover Story: Craig Taborn - DownBeat's March cover artist has a dazzling new album, Daylight Ghosts. He recruited three of the top musicians on the scene for this superb project: Chris Speed (saxophone, clarinet), Chris Lightcap (bass), and Dave King (drums).
Feature: Ingrid & Christine Jensen - Trumpeter Ingrid Jensen and her sister, the saxophonist and bandleader Christine Jensen, have recorded a new album, Infinitude. Other players on the album include guitarist Ben Monder, bassist Fraser Hollins, and drummer Jon Wikan.
Feature: Rudy Royston - Drummer Rudy Royston, who topped the category Rising Star - Drums in the 2014 DownBeat Critics Poll, has recorded a new trio album. Royston's collaborators on Rise of Orion are saxophonist Jon Irabagon and bassist Yasushi Nakamura.
Special Section: Jazz Camp Guide—DownBeat’s annual guide will have descriptions of more than 100 jazz camps, including information on applications, dates, costs, faculty and more.
• Eden River Records releases I Go Back Home, an album of previously released material by singer Jimmy Scott (1925–2014)
• European Scene
• Winter Jazzfest in New York