Tuesday, December 16 2008
More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.
Sunday, July 13 2008
A jazz collective mates avant-chamber jazz to power and rhythmic complexity -- but listen with care.
Sunday, April 6 2008
An academic scholar with a passionate attack on alto sax drives his quintet through a focused set of truly modern jazz scenarios -- an Out to Lunch for today.
Wednesday, August 16 2006
A unique guitarist from the young New York scene plays funky, angular music with a sextet grounded in tuba and reeds.