Meet the geniuses

A few days after the fact, won’t you please welcome the 2008 MacArthur Foundation fellows, who receive large amounts of money from a munificent benefactor, without warning, simply for being great. This corner heartily endorses the grants to the wonderful music journalist Alex Ross and to the wonderful saxophonist Miguel Zenón. To celebrate, here’s nearly an hour of Miguel’s music, recorded four months ago at a club in Paris that I miss very much even though they’re not big on leg room.

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