Sunday, February 22 2009
Another heaping dose of angular melody and stuttering swing from the eccentric, brilliant drummer.
Monday, February 9 2009
Ari Hoenig's Punk Bop album showcases the drummer's lighthearted side with an array of impressive guests.
Thursday, January 3 2008
The drummer brings a wild and jagged quintet into jazz's Carnegie Hall and makes it all sound new again.
Sunday, December 16 2007
The outstanding young reed player writes for an unconventional tentet of strings, winds, and rhythm -- and it works!
Thursday, December 13 2007
A fired-up quartet of architectural jazz-funk fills the legendary jazz basement with sonic silver.
Monday, December 10 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.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Fully integrated electro-acoustic jazz from a journeyman pianist -- a revelation.
Thursday, October 5 2006
One of the top bands in jazz today sends out another zinging-great record.