Articles tagged jonathan finlayson

Jonathan Finlayson and Sicilian Defense: Moment & the Message

A superb and daring trumpeter makes a long-awaited debut.

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Steve Coleman and Five Elements: The Mancy of Sound

Hot on the heels of one of 2010's best albums, M-Base mastermind Steve Coleman springs a new one on us that's probably just as good.

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The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

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Steve Lehman Quintet: On Meaning

An academic scholar with a passionate attack on alto sax drives his quintet through a focused set of truly modern jazz scenarios -- an Out to Lunch for today.

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Green Hair Is a Beacon for Peace in Wartime in 'The Boy With Green Hair'

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"The titular Boy With the Green Hair becomes something of a statement for the tumultuous feelings of Americans during World War II.

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