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Love & the Zealous - “Dock of the Bay” (video) (premiere)

The Texas band pulls off an inspired cover of Otis Redding's classic.

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The John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet: Brooklyn

A surprising album from the astonishing bassist, playing only electric along with guitarists Adam Rogers and Steve Cardenas, along with Brian Blade on drums.

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‘Spirits Rejoice!’ Takes a New Look Into an Old Tradition

Scholar Jason C. Bivins thinks through more difficult aspects of the relationships between jazz and American religions, while at the same time examining the permeability of both.

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The Hamiltons - “Paranoid” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian siblings delve into schmaltzy '50s jazz pop on their new single.

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Darius Jones: Le bébé de Brigitte (Lost in Translation)

Darius Jones continues his Man’ish Boy epic with the highly expressive, vital and wildly compelling Le bébé de Brigitte (Lost in Translation).

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Booka Shade - “Wildest Thing” (audio)

Berlin's Booka Shade releases their latest single, "Wildest Thing", on Beatport August 28 and iTunes September 11.

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Satoko Fujii Orchestra Berlin: Ichigo Ichi/Satoko Fujii Tobira: Yamiyo Ni Karasu

It's another day at the office for Satoko Fujii and Natsuki Tamura -- meaning they just released two albums designed to kick down more doors in jazz.

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Terry Adams - “Hornin’ In” (audio) (premiere)

Thelonious Monk is given a loving new interpretation by the NRBQ veteran and his friends.

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Kevin Gordon - “Church on Time” (audio) (premiere)

Kevin Gordon's blend of blues and poetry is especially appealing on this fantastic new track.

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The Souljazz Orchestra - “Bull’s Eye” (audio) (premiere)

Lively jazz/funk and biting social commentary coalesce wonderfully on the Canadian band's new track.

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Charlie Haden and Gonzalo Rubalcaba: Tokyo Adagio

An important reminder of Charlie Haden's great spirit and generosity.

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Warren Haynes: Ashes & Dust

Mostly known for his work as a rocker, Haynes shows off his Americana side in just as seamlessly a manner.

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6 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

The Delta Saints: Bones

The Nashville outfit dips into moonshine barrels of influence to create a heady cocktail of roots rock.

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What Is New Orleans Producer Carlo Ditta Talkin’ About?

A "keeper of the flame of funk", Carlo Ditta, releases his first album.

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman: The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Two jazz "stars" unite for a recording and tour that proves to be more than the sum of its parts.

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3 Aug 2015 // 1:00 PM

Gary Clark Jr. - “The Healing” (Singles Going Steady)

What is this? A new single that rocks? Rare as unicorn teeth, but here it is.

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Bill Payne, Carol Liebowitz, Eva Lindal: Payne/Lindal/Liebowitz

Bill Payne, Carol Liebowitz, Eva Lindal make an entire album's worth of music by the seat of their three pairs of pants.

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Will Mason Ensemble - “Finn” (audio) (premiere)

The debut album by the chamber ensemble embraces the beauty and ominousness of isolation in nature.

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Nation Beat - “Liza Jane” (audio) (premiere)

The multinational band serve up a lively performance of a traditional New Orleans tune.

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Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen: Love & Life

Love & Life creates a continuous buzz that often translates into a very deep groove or the sound of a persistent rumble.

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