Thursday, February 17 2011
Let's call it one of the best new jazz albums from 1986.
Monday, February 14 2011
No longer hiding behind irony, The Bad Plus emerge unscathed and even more worthy of applause.
Thursday, February 10 2011
Either Dan Tepfer ignores the piano trio's limitations or he was weaned on something else. Either way, this is a classy album.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
The better contributions in this edited volume navigate a course between the particular and the universal, granting Coltrane's music the freedom it demands.
Friday, February 4 2011
Foam on the Waves of Space-Time... is a boisterous debut that squirms in its seat.
Not the Wizard, but the Trio. Popular rock tunes translated into drums, piano, and bass. There's no place like jazz, there's no place like jazz, there's no place like jazz…
Tuesday, February 1 2011
The members of Jerome Sabbagh's trio are well-tempered badasses.
Monday, January 31 2011
Shauli Einav is an old master wearing younger man's clothes.
Friday, January 21 2011
Drums? We don't need no stinking drums to make groovy jazz!
Wednesday, January 19 2011
Improvised soundscapes from a group impressively in sync, in a more somber setting than usual.