Jazz Singer Kavita Shah and bassist Francois Moutin have a new duo recording, and "Coming Yesterday" is a ravishing trio performance with French pianist Martial Solal featuring rapturous free improvisation and inspired melody.
Wadada Leo Smith's sprawling, ambitious musical tribute to the National Parks is a living, breathing work that flows and changes by the performers involved. It's heady, powerful stuff, sustained by a dream list of collaborators.
Wadada Leo Smith mixes it up with a psychedelic group of electric power that remains spare: four electric guitars, Bill Laswell's electric bass, drums, and percussion. It sounds like a party and a whisper in alternation.