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Wednesday, August 22 2007

Chris Byars: Photos in Black, White and Gray

Though the CD bears his name, saxophonist Byars allows his quartet to solo, at length, on each of the album’s eight tracks. This could be an asset, but the musicians sound like they’re wandering through each instrument, trying to grab inspiration from the air.


Friday, August 17 2007

Jazz drummer Max Roach dies


Monday, August 13 2007

A Desire to Make Sound: The Arrival of Creative Guitar God Nels Cline

The jazz guitarist -- with Wilco, his trios, or anyone else -- opens up a conversation about how to keep this music living.


Tuesday, August 7 2007

Jean Luc Ponty: The Acatama Experience

It is uplifting to hear modern jazz that is at once both easily accessible and startling creative.


Thursday, July 19 2007

Charles Mingus Sextet: Cornell 1964

A truly great band at a definitive moment in the music's history -- and never heard before.


Tuesday, July 17 2007

Another jazz ‘Trane arriving on his own terms


Tuesday, June 26 2007

The Unconscious Realm: An Interview With Medeski, Martin & Wood Drummer Billy Martin

With the release of Mago, an album of duets with bandmate John Medeski, Billy Martin continues to pursue a personal vision of music without many boundaries, a pop-jazz-avant-garde combination that barely acknowledges the market while still sounding irresistible.


Wednesday, June 6 2007

Somi: Red Soil in My Eyes

Red Soil is worth checking out, even if soft jazz is not usually your thing.


Monday, April 23 2007

Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake: From the River to the Ocean

A Chicago jazz vet surrounds himself with an eclectic mix of avant-garde musicians and post-rock types.


Pat Martino: El Hombre (Reviews) [22.Apr.07]
Ornette finally gets props (Crazed by the Music) [19.Apr.07]
Robert Glasper: In My Element (Reviews) [11.Apr.07]
Miles Davis: Jazz at the Plaza (Reviews) [26.Feb.07]
Best Jazz of 2006 (Features) [10.Dec.06]
Miles Davis: Cool & Collected (Capsule Reviews) [14.Nov.06]
John Coltrane: Soultrane (Reviews) [14.Sep.06]
Pat Martino: Think Tank (Reviews) [11.Dec.03]
Fred Anderson: On the Run (Reviews) [12.Nov.01]
Pat Martino: Live at Yoshi’s (Reviews) [20.Jun.01]
Miles Davis: Milestones (Reviews) [16.Apr.01]
Miles Davis: Aura (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
Miles Davis: Blue Miles (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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