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Sunday, June 19 2011

Billy Bang & Bill Cole: Billy Bang Bill Cole

Billy Bang and Bill Cole have a few things in common other than a similar first name and untempered instruments.


Thursday, June 16 2011

Adam Kolker: Reflections

A rising jazz talent makes a stop-and-smell-the-roses-with-your-pals kind of album.


Tuesday, June 14 2011

Laszlo Gardony: Signature Time

Ivory tickler Laszlo Gardony's latest album is all taste and almost no flash. Is this good? Bad? Neither?


Monday, June 13 2011

Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo: Songs of Mirth and Melancholy

Alternately delicate and earthy saxophone/piano duets, rather splendid.


Sunday, June 5 2011

Miles Davis: The Definitive Miles Davis on Prestige

The latest Miles Davis collection chronicles some of the best, most interesting and hungry tunes the legend ever offered.


Thursday, May 26 2011

Nicholas Urie: My Garden

Like Bukowski, the gloomy laureate whose work is re-sounded here, Nichloas Urie is not afraid to walk on the dark side. He's also able to find fragments of beauty in the gloom.


Tuesday, May 24 2011

Telebossa: Telebossa

Bussmann surrounds Mello's soft voice with the sound of corks popping, and then circles around him in an avant-garde, repetitive way with the cello.


Thursday, May 19 2011

Malika Zarra: Berber Taxi

The marriage of voice-and-keyboard jazz with gnawa, oud and various North African ideas is so deft that the joints never show.


Wednesday, May 11 2011

(It’s Always) Time For McCoy Tyner

McCoy Tyner epitomizes the restless spirit and inspiration that characterizes all of our great artists. He was already a master by the mid-’60s; his work with John Coltrane could be studied and analyzed the way entire catalogs of music get dissected by critics. He was neither sated nor satisfied though, so he kept pushing and his work became increasingly ambitious, wide in scope and rewarding


Tuesday, May 3 2011

Ernest Dawkins’ New Horizons Ensemble: The Prairie Project

Ernest Dawkins may have started the New Horizons Ensemble in 1978, but they're still thinking about those new horizons.


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Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder (Capsule Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
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Brad Mehldau: Live in Marciac (Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
Dave Douglas in 2011 (Mixed Media) [3.Mar.11]
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The Bad Plus: Never Stop (Reviews) [13.Feb.11]
Dan Tepfer Trio: Five Pedals Deep (Capsule Reviews) [9.Feb.11]
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