World-class Jazz Pianist Engages With Israeli Melodies

Steve Kuhn, turning 75, is coming to Israel to riff off of Sasha Argov's music.

When an Israeli music lover talks to a non-Israeli musician who for some reason has heard the music of the late popular Israeli composer Sasha Argov, the Israeli expects the foreign musician to transcend the cultural barrier, realize that he is being exposed to a world-class composer and say something like “Good God, that man was a genius. How lucky you are. If he had been active in a more central place, he...