Articles tagged aaron parks

16 Dec 2008 // 8:00 PM

The Best Jazz of 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.

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27 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Aaron Parks: Invisible Cinema

The Blue Note debut of a prodigious pianist -- more proof that jazz is consuming contemporary popular music in the best possible way.

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20 Dec 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Best Albums of 2007

From tech house to Radiohead and Americana to indie and everything in between, PopMatters picks the best 60 albums of 2007.

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17 Dec 2007 // 9:00 PM

Christian Scott: Anthem

A modern kind of emo-fusion from a young trumpeter -- and not at all a bad thing.

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10 Dec 2007 // 8:59 PM

The Best Jazz of 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.

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Terence Blanchard: A Tale of Gods Will

The New Orleans trumpeter's lyrical meditation on disaster.

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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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