Michael Kabran

Michael Kabran's work has appeared in Washington City Paper, JazzTimes, Harp, The Gazette of Politics and Business, and NPR's Next Generation Radio. As a musician, he has performed with numerous jazz, classical, and pop groups, including the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic.

Reviews // 55 Articles
Blogs // 7 Articles

Kenny Garrett: Seeds from the Underground | 13 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett's latest studio effort, his most cohesive release to date, is a sprawling work that serves as a nice summary of his impressive career.

Michael Formanek: The Rub and Spare Change | 8 Sep 2011 // 4:59 PM

Bassist Michael Formanek and his stellar quartet show how jazz played by Raymond Chandler and other noir greats might sound.


Muppets, Myra, and More: The Best Jazz of 2010 -- So Far. | 24 Feb 2010 // 3:30 AM

It's only February, but 2010 has already yielded a fistful of significant jazz releases.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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