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Monday, August 1 2011

Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic

Wormed with Middle Eastern loops and hooks, and also playful, with a jazz playfulness


Thursday, July 28 2011

Denny Zeitlin: Labyrinth: Live Solo Piano

Sophisticatedly conceived and presented simply, Denny Zeitlin's live solo performance is a modest marvel of old jazz played in new ways.


Nguyên Lê: Songs of Freedom

Here's a trick: a five-minute "In A Gadda da Vida" that's more self-indulgent than the original!


Tuesday, July 26 2011

Larry Coryell: Larry Coryell with the Wide Hive Players

Larry Coryell is rogue, the Wide Hive Players aren't. Together, they make a pretty good album. There is, of course, room for improvement.


Eric Harland: Voyager: Live By Night

Eric Harland is a drummer and composer to be reckoned with. And legally speaking, he can't run for president for another two years.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Craig Taborn: Avenging Angel

This set invites reflection and negotiation even as it demands both energy and patience.


Orchestre National de Jazz: Shut Up and Dance

Orchestre National de Jazz of France releases an album that needs to be heard rather than read about. Get it while the getting's good.


Wednesday, July 20 2011

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band - “I’ll Fly Away” (video)

Last night, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, joined forces for a foot-stomping, soul movin' version of the gospel classic "I'll Fly Away" on the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman.


Sunday, July 17 2011

Jerry Granelli: 1313

Suspenseful work from a celebrated percussionist, if not altogether satisfying.


Thursday, July 14 2011

David S. Ware/Cooper-Moore/William Parker/Muhammad Ali: Planetary Unknown

These four guys have known each other for years, yet this is the first album to feature all of them in the same room. Calling it a "doozy" is just a playful, feeble understatement.


Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music (Reviews) [7.Jul.11]
Chris Dingman: Waking Dreams (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jul.11]
Ear Pwr: Ear Pwr (Reviews) [21.Jun.11]
Eric Hofbauer & the Infrared Band: Level (Capsule Reviews) [21.Jun.11]
Ford & Lopatin: Channel Pressure (Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Adam Kolker: Reflections (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Laszlo Gardony: Signature Time (Capsule Reviews) [14.Jun.11]
Nicholas Urie: My Garden (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Amon Tobin: ISAM (Reviews) [25.May.11]
Telebossa: Telebossa (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Emanuele Errante: Time Elapsing Handheld (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Malika Zarra: Berber Taxi (Capsule Reviews) [19.May.11]
Moby: Destroyed (Reviews) [15.May.11]
(It’s Always) Time For McCoy Tyner (Sound Affects) [11.May.11]
Autechre: EPs 1991-2002 (Reviews) [3.May.11]
Moon Hotel Lounge Project: Into the Ojalá (Capsule Reviews) [28.Apr.11]
Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.11]
Billy Bang: Goodbye and Rest in Peace (Sound Affects) [19.Apr.11]
Cut Copy: 2 April 2011 - New York (Notes from the Road) [12.Apr.11]
Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder (Capsule Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
3:33: EP-1 (Capsule Reviews) [5.Apr.11]
Pendulum: Immersion (Reviews) [30.Mar.11]
Cristian Vogel: Black Swan (Capsule Reviews) [22.Mar.11]
Paolo Fresu: Mistico Mediterraneo (Capsule Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
Goddamn Electric Bill: Jazz (Reviews) [14.Mar.11]
Kermit Driscoll - Reveille (video) (Mixed Media) [8.Mar.11]
Brad Mehldau: Live in Marciac (Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
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