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Monday, September 29 2014

Sun Ra and His Arkestra: In the Orbit of Ra

On In the Orbit of Ra Sun Ra collaborator and Arkestra member Marshall Allen presents a portrait of the jazz legend every bit as complicated and strange as a cross-section of his reality could possibly be.


Wednesday, April 10 2013

Keith Jarrett: Hymns/Spheres

A double-disc set that finds the jazz pianist jamming on a baroque organ in the 1970s (when else?).


Tuesday, October 18 2011

Albert Ayler: Love Cry / The Last Album

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: Commitment the Complete Recordings

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

Destination: Out has a New Download Store

Who knows what we might find in there.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

David S. Ware: Onecept

David S. Ware vs. dialysis, Ware wins. We all win. We win free jazz minus the racket. Just pure music.


Billy Bang: Prayer for Peace

What's the sound of a free jazz violinist seeking inner peace?


Tuesday, August 24 2010

Archie Shepp: The New York Contemporary Five

Archie Shepp's free-jazz all-star band was unstoppable... until they stopped themselves.


Monday, November 10 2008

Ornette Coleman: Then and Now


Steve Reid Ensemble: Spirits Walk (Reviews) [13.Jul.06]
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