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Friday, June 24 2011

Counterbalance No. 39: Miles Davis’ ‘Kind of Blue’

The Great List of the most acclaimed albums of all time makes its first foray into jazz, beginning with Miles Davis’ 1959 favorite. With no lyrics to quote, Counterbalance’s Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn are having difficulty writing this introduction.


Wednesday, June 22 2011

Big changes at Vancouver Jazz Festival


Tuesday, June 21 2011

Yaron Herman Trio Plays Radiohead’s “No Surprises”

Not that I'm complaining, but why do jazz pianists like to cover Radiohead so much?


Eric Hofbauer & the Infrared Band: Level

Jazz guitarist Eric Hofbauer dials back his bizarre tendencies as he forms a new band that sounds almost too competent.


Sunday, June 19 2011

Billy Bang & Bill Cole: Billy Bang Bill Cole

Billy Bang and Bill Cole have a few things in common other than a similar first name and untempered instruments.


Thursday, June 16 2011

Adam Kolker: Reflections

A rising jazz talent makes a stop-and-smell-the-roses-with-your-pals kind of album.


Tuesday, June 14 2011

Laszlo Gardony: Signature Time

Ivory tickler Laszlo Gardony's latest album is all taste and almost no flash. Is this good? Bad? Neither?


Monday, June 13 2011

Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo: Songs of Mirth and Melancholy

Alternately delicate and earthy saxophone/piano duets, rather splendid.


Sunday, June 5 2011

Miles Davis: The Definitive Miles Davis on Prestige

The latest Miles Davis collection chronicles some of the best, most interesting and hungry tunes the legend ever offered.


Thursday, May 26 2011

Nicholas Urie: My Garden

Like Bukowski, the gloomy laureate whose work is re-sounded here, Nichloas Urie is not afraid to walk on the dark side. He's also able to find fragments of beauty in the gloom.


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Moon Hotel Lounge Project: Into the Ojalá (Capsule Reviews) [28.Apr.11]
Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.11]
Billy Bang: Goodbye and Rest in Peace (Sound Affects) [19.Apr.11]
Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder (Capsule Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
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]
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