Tuesday, December 16 2008
More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.
Wednesday, August 27 2008
The Blue Note debut of a prodigious pianist -- more proof that jazz is consuming contemporary popular music in the best possible way.
Thursday, December 20 2007
From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, PopMatters picks the best 60 albums of 2007.
Monday, December 17 2007
A modern kind of emo-fusion from a young trumpeter -- and not at all a bad thing.
Monday, December 10 2007
In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.
Tuesday, August 14 2007
The New Orleans trumpeter's lyrical meditation on disaster.