Saturday, December 23 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Monday, December 11 2006
Will Layman's list of the year's best jazz records, a hearty baker's dozen, includes iconoclasts, eccentrics, avant-gardists, and some downright swingers.
Tuesday, January 31 2012
Critics can be fools, particularly in their own eyes. Here are five jazz discs from 2011 that should have been on my top ten list but slipped from view, then. It's not too late to dig them.
Friday, January 9 2009
The brash, fun MTO's sophomore set: plenty swing, some funk, some vocals, all a mite too sterile this time out.
Wednesday, August 16 2006
A hairy nine-piece romp from the '20s to the '90s -- living proof that great American music has no categories.