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Tuesday, December 7 2010

The Best Jazz of 2010

Jazz is working all the angles these days. Is there any other genre that has as much range -- from solo instruments to big bands, from instrumental to vocal, from European musicians to both North and South Americans, from truly pretty music to raucously avant-garde "noise"?


Columns

Sunday, August 8 2010

Ten Reasons to Love Jason Moran

With his new recording Ten, pianist Jason Moran marks a decade of playing by his great Bandwagon trio. Listeners should count themselves lucky.


Reviews

Thursday, September 25 2014

Jason Moran: All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller

A wild mix of styles are brought to the music of Fats Waller by the pianist Jason Moran and his collaborator MeShell Ndegeocello. A dance party that proves, again, that jazz boundaries are joyously crumbling.


Sunday, February 12 2012

Jack DeJohnette: Sound Travels

Jack DeJohnette has done it all. Time for him to have a little fun.


Thursday, October 7 2010

Jason Moran: Ten

Putting varied sources together so seamlessly has resulted in one of the year’s best releases.


Wednesday, July 8 2009

Otis Taylor: Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs

Taylor's best record in about half a decade, and a memorable development in his sound.


Sunday, September 24 2006

Jason Moran: Artist in Residence

A jazz pianist of steel steers his music through the dangerous web of official arts organizations, encountering plenty of Kryptonite, yet emerges unscathed -- the globe still safe for improvisation.


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