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Sunday, April 24 2011

Abbey Lincoln and Archie Shepp: Painted Lady

Abbey Lincoln and Archie Shepp made Painted Lady together in 1987. Or maybe it was 1980. This is a 2008 import released in 2011. Confused yet?


Thursday, April 21 2011

Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard

Fred Hersch has been described as a poet of the piano. This live recording shows why.


Wednesday, April 20 2011

Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band: American Legacies

American Legacies pairs New Orleans jazz with traditional bluegrass for the sound of the saints marching in to Kentucky. You'll want to be in that number.


Tuesday, April 19 2011

Billy Bang: Goodbye and Rest in Peace

The more I think about the recently-deceased Billy Bang, the more I'm convinced his life is the kind of story someone should write a novel about. Except someone already did: Billy Bang did, and his novel was his life, and his life's story is articulated in his music. And his music lives on.


Monday, April 11 2011

Lee Shaw: Together Again - Live at the Egg and Live at Art Gallery Reutlingen

Jazz pianist Lee Shaw releases two live albums, one an innovative summit with a famous protégé. The other sounds like she and her band are ready to nod off.


Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder

Manhattan guitarist Chris Parrello throws diverse but not disparate styles together on his debut album.


Tuesday, March 29 2011

Adam Pieronczyk: Komeda – The Innocent Sorcerer

It's an inspired move -- this tribute to an elder statesman of Polish jazz while managing to keep a unique style intact.


Sunday, March 27 2011

Steven Lugerner: Narratives/These Are the Words

The ghosts of Torah past and third-stream present flow together on Steven Lugerner's double album.


Monday, March 21 2011

Nostalgia 77: The Sleepwalking Society

This is music best appreciated with a martini glass in your hand, though the concoction should definitely be stirred and not shaken.


Paolo Fresu: Mistico Mediterraneo (Capsule Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco (Sound Affects) [15.Mar.11]
Kermit Driscoll - Reveille (video) (Mixed Media) [8.Mar.11]
Brad Mehldau: Live in Marciac (Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
Dave Douglas in 2011 (Mixed Media) [3.Mar.11]
Eddie Gomez & Cesarius Alvim: Forever (Capsule Reviews) [23.Feb.11]
The Bad Plus: Never Stop (Reviews) [13.Feb.11]
Dan Tepfer Trio: Five Pedals Deep (Capsule Reviews) [9.Feb.11]
The Trio of Oz: The Trio of Oz (Capsule Reviews) [3.Feb.11]
Jerome Sabbagh: I Will Follow You (Capsule Reviews) [31.Jan.11]
Shauli Einav: Opus One (Capsule Reviews) [30.Jan.11]
Plunge: Tin Fish Tango (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jan.11]
Supersilent: 10 (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jan.11]
Norah Jones: ...Featuring (Reviews) [15.Dec.10]
Scott Amendola Trio: Lift (Capsule Reviews) [9.Dec.10]
Danilo Pérez: Providencia (Reviews) [6.Dec.10]
Bee Vs. Moth: Acronymous (Capsule Reviews) [14.Nov.10]
Sarah Wilson: Trapeze Project (Reviews) [17.Oct.10]
Manu Katche: Third Round (Reviews) [4.Oct.10]
Polar Bear: Peepers (Capsule Reviews) [2.Oct.10]
Nathan Eklund Group: Coin Flip (Capsule Reviews) [22.Sep.10]
Chris Massey’s Nue Jazz Project: Vibrainium (Capsule Reviews) [13.Sep.10]
Suresh Singaratnam: Lost in New York (Capsule Reviews) [7.Sep.10]
Dino Saluzzi: El Encuentro (Reviews) [26.Aug.10]
Jim Guttmann: Bessarabian Breakdown (Capsule Reviews) [18.Aug.10]
Stanton Moore: Groove Alchemy (Reviews) [13.Jun.10]
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