By Will Layman
A long-running San Francisco trio that is fully -- slavishly -- devoted to the great compositions of Thelonious Monk.
Earthen Sea: An Act of Love
The "Good Old Days" of TV Are Happening Right Now
Crystal Fairy: Crystal Fairy
'Land of Mine' Explores the Intolerable Costs of Nationalistic Vengeance
'The Black Notebook' Shows Modiano’s Undiminished Capacity to Conjure the Magic of Paris
Hayes McMullan: Everyday Seem Like Murder Here
'Supernatural' Goes All 'Reservoir Dogs' in One of the Season's Best Episodes
'The Art of the Blues' Captures the Music's Visuals to Sublime Standards
"In a world of hitmen, snitches, mobsters, murderers, terrorists, rapists, rioters, bombers, thieves, and serial killers, your greatest enemy is your boss.