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Friday, October 17 2014

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Worker

The constantly morphing new jazz trio moves into deeply atmospheric, electronic territory and dares you to follow.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

Medeski Scofield Martin and Wood: Juice

The jazz trio, supplemented by frequent partner John Scofield, put out another appealing blend of jazz and groove music -- a flavorful if somewhat slight version of what they do best.


Monday, October 13 2014

Mark Turner Quartet: Lathe of Heaven

Fly guy Mark Turner makes a sparse quartet really work for him and you.


Friday, October 10 2014

Matthew Shipp: I’ve Been to Many Places

Avant garde pianist Shipp explores his musical past through this contemporary solo set, hinting at where we may find him in the future.


Walt Weiskopf: Overdrive

An under-heard but top-notch tenor player, leading a sharp band through excellent tunes. Vibes, guitar, driving rhythm, all right here.


Thursday, October 9 2014

Bill Frisell: Guitar in the Space Age!

Space Cadet Frisell requests permission to come aboard.


Monday, October 6 2014

Jason Ajemian: Folklords

The spirit of Mingus is alive and well in Jason Ajemian's band recording for Delmark. Oh, and let's not forget about Monk and Sun Ra.


Flying Lotus: You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus makes his return with a concept album that is executed exceptionally well, making for arguably the greatest accomplishment in his career thus far.


Monday, September 29 2014

Sun Ra and His Arkestra: In the Orbit of Ra

On In the Orbit of Ra Sun Ra collaborator and Arkestra member Marshall Allen presents a portrait of the jazz legend every bit as complicated and strange as a cross-section of his reality could possibly be.


Monday, September 15 2014

Kind of, Kind of Blue: A Conversation with Mostly Other People Do the Killing

Mostly Other People Do the Killing have taken on an ambitious task: recreate Miles Davis' landmark Kind of Blue note for note. Except, as bassist Moppa Elliott notes, note-for-note might just be impossible.


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