Friday, February 27 2015
Surf rock meets jazz meets bizarro black and white in the latest music video by the Athens, Georgia experimental outfit Kenosha Kid.
Thursday, February 26 2015
Iyer’s trio returns for its ECM debut, a sharp rhythmic workout that continues this musician’s brilliant run.
Wednesday, February 25 2015
Hypercolor is a New York trio, an absolute mess of influences that can't help but play around with a blender.
Monday, February 9 2015
Pinning down Gebhard Ullman is like trying to have a clean basement -- possible, but damn difficult.
Friday, January 30 2015
The most accessible avant-garde album ever, or the most avant-garde mainstream jazz album ever? From 1964, something sweet, something tender is this week’s Counterbalance -- straight up and down.
Monday, January 19 2015
Grammy nominations in jazz are rarely adventurous and usually confusing. Yet this year's slate is intriguing.
Friday, November 21 2014
A rare saxophonist who is comfortable playing baritone, tenor and soprano records an album that is, simply, beautiful.
Friday, November 14 2014
A beautifully balanced group, including Steve Wilson on saxophones, Jay Anderson on bass, and Lewis Nash on drums.
Tuesday, November 11 2014
Jazz saxophonist Darius Jones has composed before, but you’ve never heard him make anything like this.
Monday, November 10 2014
James Muschler, drummer for EDM and dubstep infused jazz trio Moon Hooch, discusses his group's new record, being shut down by the cops, and finding happiness in jazz.