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To access the Highland Park recording studio Linear Labs, you have to walk through a combination record store and hair salon and cross a hallway. Behind a heavy, soundproof door, you’ll likely find producer, soundtrack composer and sharp-dressed businessman Adrian Younge, who oversaw “Jazz Is Dead,” a collection of new music by a groove-oriented roster of intercontinental experts including Roy Ayers, Marcos Valle, Azymuth, Gary Bartz and Brian Jackson.

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