Ivo Perelman: Philosophers Stone / Octagon / Heptagon / Scalene / Live in Baltimore / Live in Brussels
The prolific, free-blowing tenor saxophonists releases six recordings at once, including two live sets, that demonstrate (again) his ability to invent in the moment with collaborators of all kinds.
30 Nov 2017
If you enjoyed the sound of Planetary Unknown in the studio, then you'll love them on the stage.
25 Jul 2012
These four guys have known each other for years, yet this is the first album to feature all of them in the same room. Calling it a "doozy" is just a playful, feeble understatement.
14 Jul 2011
So many Mayfield masterpieces are incorporated, it causes one to wish for an alternate version of this release, without the vocals.
01 Nov 2010
William Parker's inventive approach to the current state of jazz music puts him at the forefront of the avant-garde scene.
31 Mar 2009
As far as long-form improvisation is concerned, this 65-minute live set by drummer Gerald Cleaver, bassist William Parker and pianist Craig Taborn is a success of the highest order.
17 Mar 2009
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