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Wednesday, June 19 2013

Bennett & Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962

These performances are an often fascinating listen, twisting songs we've heard plenty of times before into something fresh through youthful zeal and, probably, nervous energy.


Sunday, June 16 2013

The Fearless Trumpeter: An Interview with Terence Blanchard

Terence Blanchard is more than a brilliant jazz trumpeter. His long-standing quintet is one of the most flexible groups in jazz, and his work as a composer of film soundtracks is distinctive.


Tuesday, June 11 2013

Kermit Ruffins: We Partyin’ Traditional Style (take 1)

The New Orleans trumpeter and singer tackles traditional jazz with a loose, deriviative ebullience.


Friday, May 31 2013

Chick Corea and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: 16 May 2013 - New York

Chick Corea's performance with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra was the kickoff to the festival named after him, and a masterful evening.


Wednesday, May 22 2013

Shining: One One One

Shining have followed up its career-defining masterwork, Blackjazz, with the exuberant One One One, which takes its unparalleled sonic and places it within the framework of the pop album.


Tuesday, May 21 2013

Kermit Ruffins - “When the Saints Go Marching In” (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)

The incomparable New Orleans trumpeter and BBQ master, Kermit Ruffins, returns next week with a brand new album perfectly entitled 'We Partyin' Traditional Style'.


Monday, May 20 2013

Romain Collin: “Storm” / “The Calling” Live at Rockwood, NYC (video)

Jazz pianist Romain Collin explores the haunted terrains of his inner world on "The Calling".


Thursday, May 16 2013

Joshua Redman: Walking Shadows

Joshua Redman's album of ballads definitely has more to it than meets the ear.


Tuesday, April 30 2013

The Heliocentrics: 13 Degrees of Reality

13 Degrees of Reality is a cerebral and ambitious album that greatly benefits from stylistic non-conformity.


Sunday, April 28 2013

Tomasz Stanko, David Virelles, Thomas Morgan and Gerald Cleaver: Wisława

Leave it to the prose for wherever the music goes.


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