Tuesday, September 7 2010
Singaratnam’s Lost in New York is an experiment in jazz that is too classically-influenced to be called experimental.
Thursday, September 2 2010
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 present a bold vision of not just what improvised music has been in the past, but what it can be in the future.
Thursday, August 26 2010
Dramatic, moving, post-Piazzolla orchestral music from Argentina via Amsterdam.
Wednesday, August 18 2010
"Basically," Jim Guttmann explains about Bessarabian Breakdown, "I wanted to include everything I love about what I’ve done over the past 30 years".
Thursday, July 29 2010
Damn, I got a blister on my thumb!
Monday, July 19 2010
Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.
Tuesday, July 13 2010
Tuesday, July 6 2010
The father of Ethio-jazz continues to bring the best out of his collaborators, offering glimpses of the unfamiliar amidst familiar materials and capturing experience with quiet majesty.