Articles tagged john coltrane, miles davis, jazz

John Coltrane: A Love Supreme (The Complete Masters)

Fifty years later, with American music changed indelibly because of A Love Supreme, that seems like enough reason to celebrate the album yet again.

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Brad Mehldau: 10 Years Solo Live

Brad Mehldau's career as a solo artist, in all senses of that word, takes a huge leap forward with this box set.

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12 Nov 2015 // 2:20 AM

Tigran Hamasyan: Luys i Luso

On his latest release, chameleonic pianist Tigran Hamasyan delivers a mesmeric set of Armenian sacred music infused with his idiosyncratic compositional approach.

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Unloved - “Guilty of Love (Andy Weatherall Vocal Mix)” (video) (premiere)

Two film composers and a singer have teamed up for a fascinating, dreamy new musical project.

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Matthew Shipp Trio: The Conduct of Jazz

Matthew Shipp proves once again why he belongs in the upper echelon of modern jazz pianists.

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Chick Corea & Bela Fleck: Two

Virtuosos Fleck and Corea come together once more for a celebratory live performance that captures both in their respective element.

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Brenna Whitaker - “Anyone Who Had a Heart” (audio) (premiere)

The rising jazz/pop singer knocks a Bacharach classic out of the park.

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Mary Halvorson: Meltframe

On Halvorson's mesmerizing new solo guitar record, she knows the best way to honor jazz's history is give a nod to the greats and then break that history down so you can innovate your way to the future.

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Wes Montgomery - “Give Me the Simple Life” (audio) (premiere)

The jazz guitar great teams up with pianist Eddie Higgins in a wonderful, never-before-released performance recorded in 1959.

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Mostly Other People Do the Killing: Mauch Chunk

Moppa Elliott and his merry band of feather rufflers make a slightly safer album this time around, but it's no less an adventure.

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Jon Irabagon: Behind the Sky / Inaction Is an Action

Saxophonist Jon Irabagon unleashes two albums in one day, with one succeeding in doing what the other one sets out to do.

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21 Oct 2015 // 1:30 AM

Darius Jones, Jazz Bohemian

With his new collaboration with French singer Emilie Lesbros, Darius Jones cements his position as a brilliant, model jazz musician in the new century.

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Jeff Lorber Fusion: Step It Up

The latest in a series of top-notch recordings from the reactivated fusion unit is funkier than you think.

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Pablie - ‘B Sides’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Spanish musician concludes his project with a gorgeous, sunny, organic blend of jazz and hip hop.

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Calico - ‘Calico’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The UK band blends jazz, rock, and electronic with impressive discipline on their new EP.

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Art Pepper - “Red Car” (audio) (premiere)

The jazz saxophone legend is celebrated in a new, never before released live performance from 1981.

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Dr. John: The Atco/Atlantic Singles, 1968-1974

A new singles compilation captures a key era in Dr. John's six-decade career.

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Blindman - “Feels Good” (audio) (premiere)

Multiple genres mesh together comfortably on this vibrant pop/reggae track.

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12 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Liberty Ellman: Radiate

Liberty Ellman's first album in nine years makes the case that he should be composing and recording more often.

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9 Oct 2015 // 1:15 AM

Lana Del Rey: Honeymoon

It wouldn't be a stretch of the imagination to assume that melancholy featured heavily in Honeymoon's concept.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

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