Saturday, October 2 2010
This isn't your father's jazz.
Tuesday, September 28 2010
The student and the master of the alto sax record together. By listening alone, it's hard to tell which is which.
Wednesday, September 22 2010
On Coin Flip, the Nathan Eklund Group play jazz that's sometimes long and mostly snazzy, full of fluttery trumpet rides for the Starbucks crowd.
Monday, September 20 2010
Garrison Fewell's second album with his tumultuous gang of horn-blowers and noisemakers is a jubilant cacophony that compromises absolutely nothing!
Thursday, September 16 2010
Tuesday, September 14 2010
1970s Philly jazz act Catalyst now has the means to break out of its formidable critical and cult following into worldwide acclaim.
Monday, September 13 2010
Chris Massey leads a slinky outfit through original compositions as well as covers of Henderson and Corea.
Tuesday, September 7 2010
Singaratnam’s Lost in New York is an experiment in jazz that is too classically-influenced to be called experimental.
Thursday, September 2 2010
For a lot of the critics with whom this work never registered, Bitches Brew signified the first time a butterfly turned back into a caterpillar. In actuality, the moves Miles made as the ‘70s began seem, with the benefit of hindsight, like magnetic fields pulling him into the future -- and taking music with him.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things present a bold vision of not just what improvised music has been in the past, but what it can be in the future.