Wednesday, October 2 2013
The jazz world found its most intrepid explorer in Don Cherry, an adventurous sonic provocateur whose worldly exploits re-drew lines all over the musical map.
Monday, September 16 2013
The gutsy, exuberant alto player emerges again with a heady mix of world sounds.
Wednesday, September 11 2013
They just don't make albums like this one anymore, retrospective or otherwise. Procure it before it's gone.
Wednesday, August 28 2013
Jazz/hip-hop fusion that creates a hypnotic, minimal groove, with some thrilling variety.
Tuesday, August 27 2013
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a musical institution. On their new album, That's It!, original compositions come into play, and with the likes of Jim James, no less. Tubist and double bassist Ben Jaffe tells PopMatters all about it.
If art imitates life, then Live on the Riviera is full of life... the thorny kind.
Phish aftershow parties have become something of a cottage industry in recent years and Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is one of the best outfits on the planet for such duty.
Sunday, August 25 2013
With eight singles and his two City Limits albums released on the DEEP MEDi label to date, Silkie is truly a stalwart in Mala’s army of bass pressure junkies.
Thursday, August 8 2013
Living life and making music on his own terms has made Will Calhoun an artist worthy of our consideration and gratitude.
It may have required getting 19 musicians on the payroll, but Joel Harrison has recorded a masterpiece.