Robert R. Calder
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The Profiler: Prestige Deserved and Revived as a Welcome Name | 20 Feb 2006 // 6:00 PM

With a deep catalog spanning a specifically fertile period in jazz and including performances from some of the greatest names in jazz history, the revival of the Prestige label is celebrated with a massive simultaneous release of artist-specific compilations and samplers. But do the releases prove the vitality of the vaults? Results may vary.


Hot Club Sandwich: Green Room | 22 Jan 2008 // 2:58 PM

The best gypsy swing is full of local accents, with a strong indentity, cosmopolitan and not monotonous. It is rare, and it is here.

Corey Harris: Zion Crossroads | 6 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

Corey Harris sings and plays Rasta Reggae hymns while offering spiritual assurance and giving musical insight.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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