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Myra Melford's Snowy Egret Create Continual Motion and Invention on 'The Other Side of Air'

Jazz pianist Myra Melford's ensemble of light textures and dancing rhythms continues to be creatively attractive but still challenging new jazz.

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Steve Coleman and Five Elements: The Mancy of Sound

Hot on the heels of one of 2010's best albums, M-Base mastermind Steve Coleman springs a new one on us that's probably just as good.

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The Best Jazz of 2008

More than ever, the best jazz is coming from small labels, and more than ever the best draws a decent slice from the dynamics of rock and pop music without itself being a commercial venture.

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Fieldwork: Door

A jazz collective mates avant-chamber jazz to power and rhythmic complexity -- but listen with care.

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Steve Lehman Quintet: On Meaning

An academic scholar with a passionate attack on alto sax drives his quintet through a focused set of truly modern jazz scenarios -- an Out to Lunch for today.


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