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Thursday, September 22 2005

Miles Davis: The Cellar Door Sessions 1970

Another sumptuous box set from the Columbia Miles Davis archives features the Live Evil Cellar Door band -- turning the corner from jazz to stellar jam-funk of the highest order.

Wednesday, March 9 2005

Miles Davis: Kind of Blue (DualDisc)

What, you thought this album was going to suck after 46 years? And with the bonuses on the DVD, it's even better.

Wednesday, February 23 2005

Miles Davis: A Tribute to Jack Johnson

Not so revolutionary as it presumed to be in 1971, the recording presents a more conservative Miles Davis paired with John McLaughlin's blues-influenced guitar, jamming on rhythms that are mainstream now.

Tuesday, December 21 2004

Miles Davis: Miles Electric: A Different Kind of Blue [DVD]

Love them or hate them, the events documented in Miles Electric cast giant waves upon the jazz world that would be weathered for decades to come.

Tuesday, April 20 2004

Fred Anderson and Hamid Drake: Back Together Again

Back Together Again finally documents an amazing working relationship between two friends and musicians.

Tuesday, February 10 2004

Fred Anderson: Back at the Velvet Lounge

Fred Anderson has a lovely sound on tenor saxophone, bigger than Sonny Rollins and more on the lines of the sort of thing Charlie Rouse and Anderson’s fellow-Chicagoan Gene Ammons.

Thursday, December 11 2003

Pat Martino: Think Tank

Martino’s new release Think Tank is likely to raise more than a few eyebrows, as it marks a return to the modal-flavored hard bop upon which his reputation is largely based.

Fred Anderson: On the Run (Reviews) [12.Nov.01]
Pat Martino: Live at Yoshi’s (Reviews) [21.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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