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Tuesday, July 26 2011

Larry Coryell: Larry Coryell with the Wide Hive Players

Larry Coryell is rogue, the Wide Hive Players aren't. Together, they make a pretty good album. There is, of course, room for improvement.


Eric Harland: Voyager: Live By Night

Eric Harland is a drummer and composer to be reckoned with. And legally speaking, he can't run for president for another two years.


Thursday, July 21 2011

Craig Taborn: Avenging Angel

This set invites reflection and negotiation even as it demands both energy and patience.


Orchestre National de Jazz: Shut Up and Dance

Orchestre National de Jazz of France releases an album that needs to be heard rather than read about. Get it while the getting's good.


Wednesday, July 20 2011

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band - “I’ll Fly Away” (video)

Last night, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, joined forces for a foot-stomping, soul movin' version of the gospel classic "I'll Fly Away" on the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman.


Sunday, July 17 2011

Jerry Granelli: 1313

Suspenseful work from a celebrated percussionist, if not altogether satisfying.


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.


Thursday, July 7 2011

Thelonious Monk: Monk’s Music

No matter how many times it gets reissued, a great album is still a great album. Monk's Music will never sound anything short of terrific.


Wednesday, July 6 2011

Chris Dingman: Waking Dreams

Chris Dingman's music is like walking into a clearing: it's marvelous, but you can't easily pin why.


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]
Billy Bang: Goodbye and Rest in Peace (Sound Affects) [19.Apr.11]
Chris Parrello: Things I Wonder (Capsule Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
Paolo Fresu: Mistico Mediterraneo (Capsule Reviews) [21.Mar.11]
Kermit Driscoll - Reveille (video) (Mixed Media) [8.Mar.11]
Brad Mehldau: Live in Marciac (Reviews) [6.Mar.11]
Dave Douglas in 2011 (Mixed Media) [3.Mar.11]
Eddie Gomez & Cesarius Alvim: Forever (Capsule Reviews) [23.Feb.11]
The Bad Plus: Never Stop (Reviews) [13.Feb.11]
Dan Tepfer Trio: Five Pedals Deep (Capsule Reviews) [9.Feb.11]
The Trio of Oz: The Trio of Oz (Capsule Reviews) [3.Feb.11]
Jerome Sabbagh: I Will Follow You (Capsule Reviews) [31.Jan.11]
Shauli Einav: Opus One (Capsule Reviews) [30.Jan.11]
Plunge: Tin Fish Tango (Capsule Reviews) [20.Jan.11]
Supersilent: 10 (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jan.11]
Norah Jones: ...Featuring (Reviews) [15.Dec.10]
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