Monday, December 10 2007
In spite of the perception of jazz as an increasingly niche market, the year's best show a style of music that remains ever youthful in its exploration of new territories, expanding its diversity and range of expression.
Wednesday, October 21 2009
Two recent releases by leading saxophonists Chris Potter and James Carter raise the question of the utility—or the misuses—of virtuosity in jazz.
Thursday, December 13 2007
A fired-up quartet of architectural jazz-funk fills the legendary jazz basement with sonic silver.