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Thursday, May 16 2013

Joshua Redman: Walking Shadows

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


Monday, April 20 2009

Brian Blade: Mama Rosa

The best drummer in the world sort of makes a Joni Mitchell album.


Thursday, January 22 2009

Middleman: Joshua Redman and Jazz’s Vanishing Division

"The position of not taking a side has endured." Joshua Redman talks about the hoary division between tradition and innovation, the spatial approach to doubled rhythm sections, and jazz's academic antidote.


Monday, December 10 2007

The Best Jazz of 2007

In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.


Thursday, September 27 2007

Joni Mitchell: Shine

An environmentally fired-up Joni returns to songwriting with a gloomy, beautiful set of chamber-pop.


Wednesday, July 18 2007

Kenny Werner: Lawn Chair Society

Fully integrated electro-acoustic jazz from a journeyman pianist -- a revelation.


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