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Monday, July 23 2012

Joe Morris, William Parker, Gerald Cleaver: Altitude

Sometimes a great show can only give you a good CD.


Thursday, July 14 2011

David S. Ware/Cooper-Moore/William Parker/Muhammad Ali: Planetary Unknown

These four guys have known each other for years, yet this is the first album to feature all of them in the same room. Calling it a "doozy" is just a playful, feeble understatement.


Wednesday, September 15 2010

David S. Ware: Onecept

David S. Ware vs. dialysis, Ware wins. We all win. We win free jazz minus the racket. Just pure music.


Tuesday, March 31 2009

William Parker: Double Sunrise Over Neptune/Petit Oiseau

William Parker's inventive approach to the current state of jazz music puts him at the forefront of the avant-garde scene.


Tuesday, March 17 2009

Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Craig Taborn: Farmers by Nature

As far as long-form improvisation is concerned, this 65-minute live set by drummer Gerald Cleaver, bassist William Parker and pianist Craig Taborn is a success of the highest order.


Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Jazz of 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.


Tuesday, November 11 2008

Eri Yamamoto: Duologue/Redwoods

An inside-out jazz pianist, playing duets with the cream of a downtown crop and playing with her trio. All arresting music.


Sunday, January 13 2008

William Parker / Raining on the Moon: Corn Meal Dance

A collection of liberation soul jazz with a fresh, free tang.


Friday, March 24 2006

William Parker: Long Hidden: The Olmec Series

A curious collection of shards and fragments from the downtown New York free-jazz bass guru comes together in an archaeological quest for cultural connections.


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