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Wednesday, April 22 2015

Peggy Lee: At Last: The Lost Radio Recordings

Forty four tracks from Lee’s radio show that she never recorded later and have, for the most part, not been heard since they originally aired.


Tuesday, April 21 2015

Sax Gordon: In the Wee Small Hours

Sax Gordon and friends make for a relaxed performance for the staunch jazz enthusiast.


Monday, April 20 2015

Widespread Panic Burns Down Los Angeles Once Again

Playing the right song at the right time has long been part of Widespread Panic's magic formula, and so it was again with their March 2015 concert in Los Angeles.


Thursday, April 16 2015

Jared C. Balogh Releases ‘Music For Rhymers and Lyrical Designers’ for Free

Somewhat counterintuitively, modern composer Jared C. Balogh rediscovers his hip-hop roots by not rapping with his new release -- which, like most of his music, is available to download for free.


Bettye LaVette: Child of the Seventies

This re-release provides evidence that Bettye LaVette should have been famous decades earlier.


Tuesday, April 14 2015

Sidewalk Chalk: Shoulder Season

Sidewalk Chalk rise further to the top of the hip-hop scene with their third release, Shoulder Season.


Monday, April 13 2015

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Unsung Heroes of Country Blues

Filled with beautiful obscurities and aural surprises, this collection will delight fans, new and old, of the genre it celebrates.


Friday, April 10 2015

George Van Eps: Once in Awhile

'40s Jazz Guitar Pioneer in Full Regalia


Wednesday, April 8 2015

Becca Stevens Band: Perfect Animal

Becca Stevens makes a giant leap into pop music complexity with her latest, an exhilaratingly fun listen.


Tuesday, April 7 2015

José James: Yesterday I Had the Blues: The Music of Billie Holiday

Forgoing a more exploratory route, José James delivers a set of pleasantly predictable Billie Holiday covers.


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Galactic Blasts Off in San Diego - 3 March 2015 (Notes from the Road) [17.Mar.15]
Erik Deutsch: Outlaw Jazz (Capsule Reviews) [12.Mar.15]
Vijay Iyer Trio: Break Stuff (Reviews) [26.Feb.15]
Hypercolor: Hypercolor (Reviews) [25.Feb.15]
Dana Stephens: Peace (Reviews) [21.Nov.14]
Frank Kimbrough: Quartet (Reviews) [14.Nov.14]
Darius Jones: The Oversoul Manual (Reviews) [11.Nov.14]
Matt Ulery: In the Ivory (Reviews) [10.Nov.14]
Nicholas Payton: Numbers (Reviews) [7.Nov.14]
Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock & Roll Time (Reviews) [29.Oct.14]
The Bad Plus: Inevitable Western (Reviews) [28.Oct.14]
Gary Clark Jr.: Live (Reviews) [23.Oct.14]
Ry Cooder: Soundtracks (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker (Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Gui Boratto: Abaporu (Reviews) [14.Oct.14]
JW-Jones: Belmont Boulevard (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
FaltyDL: In the Wild (Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive (Reviews) [10.Oct.14]
Jason Ajemian: Folklords (Capsule Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
Flying Lotus: You’re Dead! (Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
BADBADNOTGOOD: III (Reviews) [13.May.14]
Dizzy Gillespie: Dizzy’s Big 4 (Reviews) [13.Jan.14]
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