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Ambrose Akinmusire

Ambrose's conceptual extension into a new musical language is never to the exclusion of beauty. As one who listens intently, he values the fertility of a pause, of communication, of tension. Ambrose began conceptualizing early as a musician, theorizing and experimenting as a catalyst for development. He seeks other genres of music to analyze and expose, drawing inspiration from such musicians as Bjork and Chopin. Ambrose’s music restructures accepted notions of jazz in a way that reflects his ability to recognize nuances, multiplicities, and patterns. First playing piano at the age of three, his familiarity with music began long before putting his mouth to a trumpet. He is relentlessly opposed to stagnation, seeking movement in both his music and his life.

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A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard

A Rift in Decorum:...

Blue Note Records
2017

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The imagined savior is far easier to paint

The imagined savior...

Blue Note Records
2014

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When The Heart Emerges Glistening

When The Heart...

Blue Note Records
2011

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Prelude: to Cora

Prelude: to Cora

Fresh Sound New Talent
2008

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