Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 1 Articles
Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak
26 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
The Best Jazz of 2009
14 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM
This was a great year for melding innovation and tradition. The trend continues of piano trios playing boldly, creating a new language for this venerable jazz form. And other kinds of groups have been equally inventive, particularly in working through what it means to be a jazz group -- a notion that has evolved beyond trumpet-saxophone-piano-bass-drums.
Allen Toussaint: American Tunes
21 Jun 2016 // 8:20 PM
On his final album, New Orleans songwriter, producer, and pianist Toussaint puts his distinctive stamp on jazz, pop, and R&B classics.
Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi
29 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM
A storied delta pianist makes an album of classic New Orleans tunes, and it may be the best jazz of 2009.
12 Essential Performances from the Piano "Professors" of New Orleans
5 Jun 2014 // 3:00 AM
A dozen jams from great Crescent City keyboardists, past and present, and something extra.
RBMA - A Night of Round Robin Duets (Photos) & Conversation with D'Angelo (Video)
29 May 2014 // 5:00 AM
The Red Bull Music Academy brings unique performances, parties and conversations to New York for a full month since last May. Enjoy photos from the Round Robin and video from a conversation with D'Angelo.
Allen Toussaint's 'American Tunes' Is a Fitting Swan Song for the Late Musician
20 Jun 2016 // 6:00 AM
Toussaint applies his distinctive pianistic touch to a selection of songs by Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Professor Longhair and Paul Simon, among several others.