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On 'Where Are We,' saxophonist Joshua Redman takes listeners on a journey

Joshua Redman's new album is called "Where Are We." (Zack Smith)
Joshua Redman's new album is called "Where Are We." (Zack Smith)

Each song in the new album “Where Are We” by acclaimed jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman is about a place — from New England to Alabama, from Philadelphia to Phoenix. Redman re-imagines standards, ballads and a Bruce Springsteen rock tune to take listeners on a journey of juxtapositions both celebrating and critiquing the country.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Redman about his new record and his musical journey.

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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