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Wednesday, November 5 2014

John Coltrane: Offering: Live at Temple University

This set, performed just nine months before Coltrane's death, shows both the impressive openness of his late-era band and the limitations of its sound.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

The Bad Plus: Inevitable Western

The gloriously varied piano trio returns to a program of all-original music, still mixing jazz, rock, classical, avant-garde, and you-name-it styles in a way that defies convention.


Friday, October 10 2014

Matthew Shipp: I’ve Been to Many Places

Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.


Tuesday, November 16 2010

Henry Threadgill Zooid: This Brings Us To, Volume II

Lots of people can buck tradition, but avant-garde savior Henry Threadgill came up with a whole new system.


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