Monday, June 14 2010
Wayne Shorter is the authentic item that aficionados savor, but whom virtually anyone with unpolluted ears can immediately appreciate.
Wednesday, May 12 2010
Let there be no doubt that Eric Dolphy warrants mention amongst jazz music’s all-time immortals.
Wednesday, May 28 2008
"Blue Note" means there's a certain sound to a record, a style that is tight and sharp and funky but also adventurous. If jazz is music to shout about, Blue Note records may be the most shout-worthy of all time.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
From '60s soul to bluegrass and Krautrock to post-punk, PopMatters counts down the year's best re-issued albums.
Thursday, July 19 2007
A truly great band at a definitive moment in the music's history -- and never heard before.
Sunday, June 4 2006
Vintage early Dolphy featuring Ron Carter on cello, in a sterling Van Gelder remastered version