Tayuka Kuroda
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Reviews // 1 Articles

How Can a Listener Ignore the Influence of the Market on the Beautiful Art of Jazz?
30 Jan 2014 // 9:30 PM

Some will tar a record with being “commercial” due to preset notions of what one might think an artist should be doing, rather than listening for what he actually is doing.


Tayuka Kuroda: Rising Son
16 Feb 2014 // 9:04 PM

A soul-jazz Blue Note debut for Jose James's trumpet man. Tasty if somewhat samey.

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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