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Jane Ira Bloom and her quartet appeared at New York's Baruch Performing Arts Center as part of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives Concert Series. She and her group performed music from her latest recording, "Wild Lines: Improvising Emily Dickinson" (on Outline). This is a double-CD set, one with just music and the other with the musicians accompanying readings from Dickinson's work. Her group on both the recording and the concert included Dawn Clement (piano), Mark Helias (bass), and Bobby Previte (drums). The actress Deborah Rush recited the poems, often imbuing the verses with a sense of wonder.

The morning after the concert, The Epoch Times conducted a telephone interview with JIB. READ THE ARTICLE