Articles tagged daniel sadownick

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.

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Alex Sipiagin: Out of the Circle

The Russian-born jazz trumpeter makes a deeply felt and beautiful record that sits on the soft edge of the tradition.

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Nicholas Payton: Into the Blue

The protean trumpeter records a bold quintet date in his native New Orleans, reinventing himself as a mature, romantic modernist.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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