Music: !Viva La Musica Cubana!

A joyful, pulsing invasion is under way as some of the island's best jazz artists bring their spicy sounds to the U.S. Don't even try to resist

Jesus is running late. The State Department seemed hesitant to let him into the country--his visa application was approved and then unapproved. A few days later, without explanation, it was approved again. So now Jesus is in--but he's running late. At 11 p.m. the man checking names at the door of the Village Vanguard, the New York City jazz club where Miles played, where Monk played, says Jesus hasn't arrived but his plane "is touching down even as we speak." As a result, Jesus' set has been pushed back from 11:30 to 'round midnight. The club is half empty. Only the...

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