Sunday, May 12 2013
Jazz drummer Mike Pride has two new albums. Stylistically speaking, they're completely different. On a broader artistic level, their dilemmas have a bit more in common.
Monday, August 15 2011
Hot on the heels of one of 2010's best albums, M-Base mastermind Steve Coleman springs a new one on us that's probably just as good.
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.