Wednesday, April 10 2013
A double-disc set that finds the jazz pianist jamming on a baroque organ in the 1970s (when else?).
Tuesday, October 18 2011
Even when Albert Ayler was "selling out", his music was tough to swallow. This reissue twofer goes right to the heart of that paradox.
Tuesday, December 7 2010
Commitment: the Complete Recordings may not exactly be a forgotten gem or an earth-shattering epiphany, but it's a precious gift at the very least, a reminder that music can come from anyone, anywhere, and probably should.
Tuesday, October 5 2010
Who knows what we might find in there.
Wednesday, September 15 2010
David S. Ware vs. dialysis, Ware wins. We all win. We win free jazz minus the racket. Just pure music.
What's the sound of a free jazz violinist seeking inner peace?
Tuesday, August 24 2010
Archie Shepp's free-jazz all-star band was unstoppable... until they stopped themselves.
Monday, November 10 2008
Wednesday, June 4 2008
Sunday, March 18 2007
A snapshot of the duo in their full flower, having mastered each others' languages and moved past any lingering reticence.