Thursday, October 23 2014
What if today’s jazz is a little bit Bill Frisell and a little bit Ornette Coleman?
Friday, October 17 2014
The constantly morphing new jazz trio moves into deeply atmospheric, electronic territory and dares you to follow.
Tuesday, October 14 2014
The jazz trio, supplemented by frequent partner John Scofield, put out another appealing blend of jazz and groove music -- a flavorful if somewhat slight version of what they do best.
Monday, October 13 2014
Fly guy Mark Turner makes a sparse quartet really work for him and you.
Friday, October 10 2014
Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.
An under-heard but top-notch tenor player, leading a sharp band through excellent tunes. Vibes, guitar, driving rhythm, all right here.
Thursday, October 9 2014
Space Cadet Frisell requests permission to come aboard.
Monday, October 6 2014
The spirit of Mingus is alive and well in Jason Ajemian's band recording for Delmark. Oh, and let's not forget about Monk and Sun Ra.
Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.
Monday, September 29 2014
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.