Thursday, October 30 2008
Mr. "Lowdown" takes his second, remarkably intelligent, shot at a set of classic American standards. Much better than Rod Stewart, if that means anything to you.
Wednesday, May 7 2008
The Russian-born jazz trumpeter makes a deeply felt and beautiful record that sits on the soft edge of the tradition.
Sunday, December 16 2007
The outstanding young reed player writes for an unconventional tentet of strings, winds, and rhythm -- and it works!
Monday, December 10 2007
In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Fully integrated electro-acoustic jazz from a journeyman pianist -- a revelation.