Wednesday, March 16 2011
This chamber music tribute to the music of Paul Motian deserves more discussion than it will likely receive.
Tuesday, March 15 2011
In between stays at mental institutions for schizophrenia, Powell left behind a remarkable legacy. Sadly, he hasn’t received the same widespread admiration that his close friend Thelonious Monk secured. But to true fans of the jazz genre, Powell is revered.
Tuesday, March 8 2011
Don't call him just-a-bassist!
Sunday, March 6 2011
Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau takes the stage solo in south France, where all of his talents are laid bare for all to see and hear.
Thursday, March 3 2011
Spark of Being live, composition workshop, upcoming mobile release.
Wednesday, February 23 2011
Such strong musical telepathy can be more fun for the performers than the listeners. At least it's quality telepathy.
Wednesday, February 16 2011
Let's call it one of the best new jazz albums from 1986.
Sunday, February 13 2011
No longer hiding behind irony, The Bad Plus emerge unscathed and even more worthy of applause.
Wednesday, February 9 2011
Either Dan Tepfer ignores the piano trio's limitations or he was weaned on something else. Either way, this is a classy album.
Monday, February 7 2011
The better contributions in this edited volume navigate a course between the particular and the universal, granting Coltrane's music the freedom it demands.