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Sunday, October 30 2011

Ron Carter: Ron Carter’s Great Big Band

Ron Carter's Great Big Band is one of those mixed bags that ends up being a full blessing.


Tuesday, October 25 2011

Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York / Min-Yoh / Kaze: ETO / Watershed / Rafale

Satoko Fujii releases three new albums with three different groups. As expected, it's three different kinds of music. What's surprising is how good they all manage to be in their own right.


Monday, October 24 2011

Greg Reitan: Daybreak

A consistent amount of grace often leads to a uni-directional work, as with Greg Reitan's Daybreak.


Monday, October 17 2011

Jon Regen: Revolution

A rather moving pop record with guest turns from Benmont Tench and Andy Summers.


Wednesday, October 12 2011

Lake Street Dive: Live at the Lizard Lounge

Live at the Lizard Lounge, which was recorded earlier this year at a Boston-area hometown show, has an amazing soundtrack but a rather underwhelming video to accompany it.


Tuesday, October 11 2011

Trombone Shorty: For True

If Lenny Kravitz came out of the New Orleans brass band scene ...


Augusto Pirodda / Gary Peacock / Paul Motian: No Comment

This album is piano-trio jazz music. No further comment need apply.


Thursday, October 6 2011

Dead Cat Bounce: Chance Episodes

Chance Episodes reminds us that jazz is a useful laboratory for highbrow art music experiments. More importantly, it cooks.


Thursday, September 29 2011

Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass: Easy Living

This re-issue reminds us of how great Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass truly were when they decided to combine powers.


Wednesday, September 28 2011

Miguel Zenón: 15 September 2011 - New York

Miguel Zenón and his quartet performed selections from his newest record.


100 Monkeys: Liquid Zoo (Capsule Reviews) [20.Sep.11]
Kyle Eastwood: Songs from the Chateau (Capsule Reviews) [13.Sep.11]
Descendre Offers Four tracks for Free (Mixed Media) [13.Sep.11]
Cloning Americana: For Which It Stands (Capsule Reviews) [8.Sep.11]
Roswell Rudd: The Incredible Honk (Reviews) [24.Aug.11]
Stephane Belmondo: The Same As It Never Was (Capsule Reviews) [22.Aug.11]
Michael Franks: Time Together (Reviews) [21.Aug.11]
Starlicker: Double Demon (Reviews) [10.Aug.11]
Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic (Capsule Reviews) [1.Aug.11]
Denny Zeitlin: Labyrinth: Live Solo Piano (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jul.11]
Nguyên Lê: Songs of Freedom (Capsule Reviews) [28.Jul.11]
Eric Harland: Voyager: Live By Night (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jul.11]
Craig Taborn: Avenging Angel (Reviews) [21.Jul.11]
Orchestre National de Jazz: Shut Up and Dance (Capsule Reviews) [21.Jul.11]
Jerry Granelli: 1313 (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jul.11]
Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music (Reviews) [7.Jul.11]
Chris Dingman: Waking Dreams (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jul.11]
Eric Hofbauer & the Infrared Band: Level (Capsule Reviews) [21.Jun.11]
Adam Kolker: Reflections (Capsule Reviews) [16.Jun.11]
Laszlo Gardony: Signature Time (Capsule Reviews) [14.Jun.11]
Nicholas Urie: My Garden (Reviews) [26.May.11]
Telebossa: Telebossa (Capsule Reviews) [24.May.11]
Malika Zarra: Berber Taxi (Capsule Reviews) [19.May.11]
(It’s Always) Time For McCoy Tyner (Sound Affects) [11.May.11]
Moon Hotel Lounge Project: Into the Ojalá (Capsule Reviews) [28.Apr.11]
Fred Hersch: Alone at the Vanguard (Capsule Reviews) [21.Apr.11]
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