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Saturday, October 2 2010

Polar Bear: Peepers

This isn't your father's jazz.


Tuesday, September 28 2010

Rudresh Mahanthappa & Bunky Green: Apex

The student and the master of the alto sax record together. By listening alone, it's hard to tell which is which.


Wednesday, September 22 2010

Nathan Eklund Group: Coin Flip

On Coin Flip, the Nathan Eklund Group play jazz that's sometimes long and mostly snazzy, full of fluttery trumpet rides for the Starbucks crowd.


Monday, September 20 2010

Garrison Fewell’s Variable Density Sound Orchestra: Sound Particle 47

Garrison Fewell's second album with his tumultuous gang of horn-blowers and noisemakers is a jubilant cacophony that compromises absolutely nothing!


Tuesday, September 14 2010

Catalyst: The Complete Recordings, Volumes 1 & 2

1970s Philly jazz act Catalyst now has the means to break out of its formidable critical and cult following into worldwide acclaim.


Monday, September 13 2010

Chris Massey’s Nue Jazz Project: Vibrainium

Chris Massey leads a slinky outfit through original compositions as well as covers of Henderson and Corea.


Tuesday, September 7 2010

Suresh Singaratnam: Lost in New York

Singaratnam’s Lost in New York is an experiment in jazz that is too classically-influenced to be called experimental.


Thursday, September 2 2010

The Shock Heard ‘Round the World: ‘Bitches Brew’ Turns 40

For a lot of the critics with whom this work never registered, Bitches Brew signified the first time a butterfly turned back into a caterpillar. In actuality, the moves Miles made as the ‘70s began seem, with the benefit of hindsight, like magnetic fields pulling him into the future -- and taking music with him.


Tuesday, August 31 2010

Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things: Crafting Creative Live Jazz with ‘Stories and Negotiations’

Mike Reed’s People, Places, and Things present a bold vision of not just what improvised music has been in the past, but what it can be in the future.


Dino Saluzzi: El Encuentro (Reviews) [26.Aug.10]
Jim Guttmann: Bessarabian Breakdown (Capsule Reviews) [18.Aug.10]
Stanton Moore: Groove Alchemy (Reviews) [13.Jun.10]
Always Know; Monk Always (Re:Print) [12.Feb.10]
Maiysha: 23.Jan.10 - New York (Notes from the Road) [25.Jan.10]
Carla Bley: Carla’s Christmas Carols (Capsule Reviews) [10.Nov.09]
Pete Kelly’s Blues (Columns) [19.Oct.09]
Easy Virtue (Reviews) [22.Sep.09]
Robert Glasper Loves the Groove (Features) [27.Aug.09]
Ximena Sarinana: Mediocre (Capsule Reviews) [17.May.09]
Ximo Tebar & Ivam Jazz Ensemble: Steps (Capsule Reviews) [5.May.09]
Jenny Scheinman: Crossing (Reviews) [9.Dec.08]
Huong Thanh & Nguyen Le: Fragile Beauty (Capsule Reviews) [20.Feb.08]
Jazz by Bob Blumenthal (Reviews) [11.Feb.08]
Joel Frahm: We Used to Dance (Capsule Reviews) [28.Aug.07]
Akiko Tsuruga: Sweet and Funky (Capsule Reviews) [23.Aug.07]
Chris Byars: Photos in Black, White and Gray (Capsule Reviews) [22.Aug.07]
Jazz drummer Max Roach dies (News) [17.Aug.07]
Somi: Red Soil in My Eyes (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jun.07]
Pat Martino: El Hombre (Reviews) [22.Apr.07]
Ornette finally gets props (Crazed by the Music) [19.Apr.07]
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