Articles tagged brian blade

Joshua Redman: Walking Shadows

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

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20 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Brian Blade: Mama Rosa

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

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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.

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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.

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27 Sep 2007 // 11:00 PM

Joni Mitchell: Shine

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

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Kenny Werner: Lawn Chair Society

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

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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