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Thursday, January 19 2012

Chick Corea / Eddie Gomez / Paul Motian: Further Explorations

Nineteen choice tracks from a live week at New York’s Blue Note -- a loose tribute to pianist Bill Evans


Thursday, June 30 2011

Bill Evans: The Sesjun Radio Shows

The great jazz pianist in the Netherlands in 1973, 1975, and 1979 -- never before released.


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.


Tuesday, March 15 2011

Bud Powell: Un Poco Loco

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.


Wednesday, February 23 2011

Eddie Gomez & Cesarius Alvim: Forever

Such strong musical telepathy can be more fun for the performers than the listeners. At least it's quality telepathy.


Wednesday, May 19 2010

The Music of Bill Evans with Bill Charlap and Jim Hall: 14 May 2010 - New York

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Theater was a perfectly complimentary acoustical setting for Bill Evans' repertoire last Friday night.


Monday, November 23 2009

Frank Sinatra: Christmas with Sinatra and Friends

Christmas with Sinatra and Friends works because Sinatra sounds his best when he's around other people.


Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.


Tuesday, December 2 2008

Kind of Blue Revisited: The 50th Anniversary of the Greatest (Jazz) Album of All Time

A staple of modern music for nearly 50 years, Kind of Blue is near-impossible to hear with fresh ears. But perhaps that is precisely why it needs some re-examining.


Monday, February 11 2008

Eliane Elias: Something for You

The Brazilian-American pianist (and sometime singer) dials up a middling tribute to a much greater jazz pianist.


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