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From The Critic's Desk: A Preview Of 2017 In Jazz

Miguel Zenón's <em>Típico</em> is on Nate Chinen's list of albums to look forward to in 2017.
Miguel Zenón's <em>Típico</em> is on Nate Chinen's list of albums to look forward to in 2017.

It's become a January tradition for NPR to look ahead to some of the most anticipated jazz albums of the year. Bassist Christian McBride, who hosts NPR's Jazz Night In America, and jazz critic Nate Chinen of NPR Member station WBGO join NPR's Audie Cornish to preview three albums coming out in 2017.

Read some of McBride's and Chinen's thoughts below, and hear more of their discussion — including a reflection on the relationship between musicians and critics — at the audio link.

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