Articles by Chris May

  1. 2013-11-01 | 5,443 views
    I Hear the Sound

    Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra

    I Hear the Sound
  2. 2013-10-30 | 3,979 views
    His Life, His Music

    Le Grand Kalle

    His Life, His Music
  3. 2013-10-27 | 4,630 views
    Legendary Concerts

    Miles Davis

    Legendary Concerts
  4. 2013-10-25 | 5,947 views
    North Sea Jazz Legendary Concerts

    Dexter Gordon

    North Sea Jazz Legendary Concerts
  5. 2013-10-07 | 3,189 views
    Frames

    Brian Haas / Matt Chamberlain

    Frames
  6. 2013-09-16 | 6,216 views
    Saturday Morning

    Ahmad Jamal

    Saturday Morning
  7. 2013-09-03 | 5,036 views
    The Road to Jajouka

    Ornette Coleman / Bachir Attar / The Master Musicians of Jajouka

    The Road to Jajouka
  8. 2013-09-01 | 6,262 views
    Sketches of Ethiopia

    Mulatu Astatke

    Sketches of Ethiopia
  9. 2013-08-23 | 2,931 views
    Enchanted Sun

    Rotem Sivan

    Enchanted Sun
  10. 2013-01-14 | 5,585 views
    My True Story

    Aaron Neville

    My True Story
  11. 2012-12-19 | 2,921 views
    Distilled Live

    Stuart McCallum

    Distilled Live
  12. 2012-09-05 | 9,877 views
    TigerFace

    Marco Benevento

    TigerFace
  13. 2012-07-30 | 4,424 views
    In His Good Time

    Chris McGregor

    In His Good Time
  14. 2012-07-06 | 3,939 views
    Mose Fan Fan: Musicatelama

    Mose Fan Fan

    Mose Fan Fan: Musicatelama
  15. 2012-07-02 | 3,392 views
    Push

    Traeben

    Push
  16. 2012-07-02 | 7,015 views
    Ray Charles: The Complete ABC Recordings 1959-1961

    Ray Charles

    Ray Charles: The Complete ABC Recordings 1959-1961
  17. 2012-06-14 | 6,525 views
    Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Spirits Up Above - The Atlantic Years 1965-1976

    Rahsaan Roland Kirk

    Rahsaan Roland Kirk: Spirits Up Above - The Atlantic Years 1965-1976
  18. 2012-06-11 | 23,883 views
    Christian Scott: aTunde Adjuah

    Christian Scott

    Christian Scott: aTunde Adjuah
  19. 2012-06-05 | 5,793 views
    John Taylor: Giulia's Thursdays

    John Taylor

    John Taylor: Giulia's Thursdays
  20. 2012-05-24 | 4,338 views
    Astor Piazzolla and Manos Hadjidakis: L'Ultime Concert

    Astor Piazzolla

    Astor Piazzolla and Manos Hadjidakis: L'Ultime Concert
  21. 2012-05-01 | 6,454 views
    Dave Stapleton: Flight

    Dave Stapleton

    Dave Stapleton: Flight
  22. 2012-04-24 | 4,280 views
    Oriole: Every New Day

    Oriole

    Oriole: Every New Day
  23. 2012-04-23 | 4,103 views
    Jack Davies Big Band: The Jack Davies Big Band

    Jack Davies

    Jack Davies Big Band: The Jack Davies Big Band
  24. 2012-04-18 | 7,770 views
    Indigo Kid: Indigo Kid

    Indigo Kid

    Indigo Kid: Indigo Kid
  25. 2012-04-12 | 4,508 views
    Alex Hutton Trio: Legentis

    Alex Hutton

    Alex Hutton Trio: Legentis
  26. 2012-04-06 | 7,438 views
    Various Artists: The Leopard Lounge Box Set

    Various Artists

    Various Artists: The Leopard Lounge Box Set
  27. 2012-04-03 | 4,019 views
    Nino Rota: Collector Nino Rota

    Nino Rota

    Nino Rota: Collector Nino Rota
  28. 2012-03-02 | 7,726 views
    Eric Bibb: Deeper In The Well

    Eric Bibb

    Eric Bibb: Deeper In The Well
  29. 2012-02-28 | 8,495 views
    Louis Armstrong: Satchmo - Ambassador of Jazz

    Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong: Satchmo - Ambassador of Jazz
  30. 2012-02-27 | 6,760 views
    George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection

    George Duke

    George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection
  31. 2012-02-23 | 6,606 views
    Chico Buarque: Chico - The Definitive Collection 1970 - 1984

    Chico Buarque

    Chico Buarque: Chico - The Definitive Collection 1970 - 1984
  32. 2012-02-17 | 5,043 views
    Meeco: Beauty of the Night

    Meeco

    Meeco: Beauty of the Night
  33. 2012-01-31 | 13,106 views
    Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon

    Ahmad Jamal

    Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon
  34. 2012-01-30 | 4,949 views
    Josh Arcoleo: Beginnings

    Josh Arcoleo

    Josh Arcoleo: Beginnings
  35. 2012-01-27 | 11,768 views
    Charlie Parker: The Complete Masters 1941-54

    Charlie Parker

    Charlie Parker: The Complete Masters 1941-54
  36. 2012-01-26 | 6,024 views
    Zoe Rahman: Kindred Spirits

    Zoe Rahman

    Zoe Rahman: Kindred Spirits
  37. 2012-01-25 | 7,640 views
    Ahmad Jamal Trio: The Legendary 1958 Pershing Lounge & Spotlite Club Recordings

    Ahmad Jamal

    Ahmad Jamal Trio: The Legendary 1958 Pershing Lounge & Spotlite Club Recordings
  38. 2012-01-04 | 4,621 views
    Al Kindi: Parfums Ottomans

    Al Kindi

    Al Kindi: Parfums Ottomans
  39. 2011-12-29 | 5,377 views
    Femi Temowo: Orin Meta

    Femi Temowo

    Femi Temowo: Orin Meta
  40. 2011-12-13 | 6,046 views
    McCoy Tyner: Extensions

    McCoy Tyner

    McCoy Tyner: Extensions
  41. 2011-12-11 | 4,796 views
    Various Artists: Benin Yoruba Music - Voices Of Memory

    Multiple Artists

    Various Artists: Benin Yoruba Music - Voices Of Memory
  42. 2011-12-02 | 6,510 views
    Pat Martino Quartet: Undeniable

    Pat Martino

    Pat Martino Quartet: Undeniable
  43. 2011-10-21 | 6,287 views
    Arun Ghosh: Primal Odyssey

    Arun Ghosh

    Arun Ghosh: Primal Odyssey
  44. 2011-10-19 | 5,287 views
    Empirical: Elements Of Truth

    Empirical

    Empirical: Elements Of Truth
  45. 2011-10-06 | 6,149 views
    Grand Union Orchestra: If Paradise

    Grand Union Orchestra

    Grand Union Orchestra: If Paradise
  46. 2011-09-29 | 6,589 views
    Aziz Sahmaoui: Aziz Sahmaoui & University Of Gnawa

    Aziz Sahmaoui:

    Aziz Sahmaoui: Aziz Sahmaoui & University Of Gnawa
  47. 2011-09-28 | 4,056 views
    McCormack & Yarde Duo: Places And Other Spaces

    McCormack & Yarde Duo

    McCormack & Yarde Duo: Places And Other Spaces
  48. 2011-09-22 | 3,991 views
    The Twenty 20s: Uh! Oh!

    The Twenty 20s

    The Twenty 20s: Uh! Oh!
  49. 2011-09-15 | 6,936 views
    Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra: MTO Plays Sly

    Steven Bernstein

    Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra: MTO Plays Sly
  50. 2011-08-31 | 6,037 views
    Dawda Jobarteh: Northern Light Gambian Night

    Dawda Jobarteh

    Dawda Jobarteh: Northern Light Gambian Night
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  1. 2013-12-22 | 2,834 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Felabration 2013
  2. 2013-05-29 | 4,039 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Saluting the Black President: London, UK, May 17, 2013
  3. 2013-02-14 | 4,177 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    EMEFE: Good Future
  4. 2013-01-28 | 4,214 views

    Live Reviews

    Bassekou Kouyate / Tamikrest / Sidi Toure: London, January 26,...
  5. 2013-01-14 | 4,481 views

    African Jazz

    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Jama Ko
  6. 2012-12-20 | 4,931 views

    Best of / Year End

    Chris May's Best Releases of 2012
  7. 2012-12-16 | 6,603 views

    Best of / Year End

    Chris May's Best Jazz Books of 2012
  8. 2012-10-24 | 9,132 views

    Catching Up With

    Stan Sulzmann: Neon Quartet
  9. 2012-08-08 | 4,885 views

    Book Reviews

    Bob Willoughby: Jazz - Body and Soul
  10. 2012-07-30 | 7,229 views

    Book Reviews

    Funny Valentine - The Story of Chet Baker
  11. 2012-06-19 | 8,474 views

    Catching Up With

    Christian Scott: Shining a Light
  12. 2012-06-16 | 4,355 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Criolo: Nó Na Orelha
  13. 2012-05-18 | 4,096 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 25 - Ben Zabo: It's a Blinder - But It's Not Afrobeat
  14. 2012-04-01 | 7,248 views

    Artist Profiles

    Jazz Musicians with Eccentricities
  15. 2012-03-25 | 4,264 views

    Book Reviews

    Alex Ross: The Rest Is Noise - Listening To The Twentieth...
  16. 2012-03-10 | 3,885 views

    Book Reviews

    John Caps: Henry Mancini - Reinventing Film Music
  17. 2012-02-03 | 5,460 views

    African Jazz

    Senegal’s Orchestra Baobab and Guinea’s Authenticite...
  18. 2012-01-31 | 7,534 views

    Catching Up With

    Ahmad Jamal
  19. 2012-01-06 | 4,485 views

    Book Reviews

    David Kastin: Nica’s Dream - The Life and Legend of the Jazz...
  20. 2011-12-26 | 6,657 views

    Reassessing

    Charles Lloyd Quartet: Love-In
  21. 2011-12-23 | 4,688 views

    General Articles

    Hear Me Talkin' to Ya: Jazz Aphorisms
  22. 2011-12-22 | 5,959 views

    Reassessing

    Clifford Brown: With Strings
  23. 2011-12-17 | 3,234 views

    My iTunes Playlist

    Charles Gayle: Holiday Selection
  24. 2011-12-15 | 10,148 views

    Reassessing

    Dave Brubeck Quartet: Time Out
  25. 2011-12-12 | 5,530 views

    Best of / Year End

    Chris May's Best Releases of 2011
  26. 2011-12-09 | 6,016 views

    Reassessing

    Pharoah Sanders: Thembi
  27. 2011-12-08 | 7,965 views

    Reassessing

    Antonio Carlos Jobim: Wave
  28. 2011-12-04 | 4,152 views

    Book Reviews

    Amy C. Beal: Carla Bley
  29. 2011-11-30 | 6,571 views

    Reassessing

    John Coltrane: Kulu Sé Mama
  30. 2011-11-22 | 4,632 views

    Reassessing

    Pharoah Sanders, Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph: Spirits
  31. 2011-11-16 | 5,483 views

    Reassessing

    Lonnie Liston Smith: Astral Traveling
  32. 2011-11-07 | 5,603 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Albert Ayler: Knocking On The Door of Astral Jazz
  33. 2011-11-02 | 5,241 views

    Multiple Reviews

    CTI Celebrates Kudu Legacy: Lonnie Smith, Johnny Hammond, Hank...
  34. 2011-10-27 | 11,029 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Alice Coltrane: The Flowering of Astral Jazz
  35. 2011-07-25 | 7,980 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Ray Charles: Rare Genius
  36. 2011-07-09 | 14,796 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 24 - Ghariokwu Lemi: Fela Kuti And Me
  37. 2011-06-22 | 4,988 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Ornette Coleman & Thelonious Monk: One Revolution After Another
  38. 2011-06-10 | 7,492 views

    Reassessing

    John and Beverley Martyn: The Road To Ruin
  39. 2011-05-11 | 9,553 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 23 - Ghariokwu Lemi: The Art of Afrobeat
  40. 2011-05-01 | 4,504 views

    African Jazz

    Owiny Sigoma Band: Rising From The East
  41. 2011-04-08 | 5,814 views

    Book Reviews

    Music Is Rapid Transportation...From The Beatles To Xenakis
  42. 2011-03-28 | 7,071 views

    Book Reviews

    Dashiki
  43. 2011-03-26 | 6,471 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 22 - Seun Kuti and Brian Eno Take Afrobeat Forward
  44. 2011-03-12 | 15,783 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 21 - Final Fela Kuti Masterpieces Reissued
  45. 2011-02-18 | 4,091 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 19 - Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band: Live
  46. 2011-02-12 | 9,129 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 18 - Seun Kuti talks about From Africa With Fury: Rise
  47. 2011-02-06 | 5,999 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 17 - Dele Sosimi: Identity
  48. 2011-01-21 | 5,065 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 16 - Dele Sosimi: Turbulent Times
  49. 2010-12-24 | 5,911 views

    Best of / Year End

    Chris May's Best Releases of 2010
  50. 2010-12-22 | 14,341 views

    Record Label Profiles

    Storyville Records: A Treasure Trove of Swinging Jazz
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  1. 2008-11-11 | 36,270 views

    Extended Analysis

    Stan Getz: The Bossa Nova Albums
  2. 2010-08-20 | 29,312 views

    Extended Analysis

    Africa: 50 Years of Music - 50 Years of Independence
  3. 2012-06-11 | 23,883 views

    Extended Analysis

    Christian Scott: aTunde Adjuah
  4. 2010-01-25 | 22,570 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Christian Scott: Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
  5. 2009-01-05 | 20,949 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Joshua Redman: Compass
  6. 2009-10-16 | 20,900 views

    Extended Analysis

    John Coltrane: Side Steps
  7. 2007-10-08 | 20,778 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Max Roach: We Insist! Freedom Now Suite
  8. 2009-01-21 | 18,948 views

    Extended Analysis

    John Coltrane: The Impulse! Albums - Volume Three
  9. 2005-07-24 | 18,276 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Various Artists: London Is The Place For Me 2
  10. 2005-03-24 | 18,239 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Polar Bear: Held On The Tips Of Fingers
  11. 2007-03-13 | 18,023 views

    African Jazz

    Liberation Music: South Africa, Zimbabwe & Zambia
  12. 2010-11-30 | 17,613 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Charlie Haden Quartet West: Sophisticated Ladies
  13. 2005-08-15 | 17,546 views

    Interviews

    Ingrid Laubrock: Playing with the Future
  14. 2009-01-07 | 17,530 views

    African Jazz

    Franco and Le TPOK Jazz: Francophonic - Africa's Greatest - A Retrospective - Vol. 1 1953 - 1980
  15. 2009-05-25 | 17,023 views

    African Jazz

    Tony Allen: Secret Agent
  16. 2004-07-24 | 16,912 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    The Johnny Smith Quintet: Moonlight In Vermont
  17. 2007-03-21 | 16,688 views

    Extended Analysis

    Charlie Christian: The Original Guitar Genius
  18. 2007-04-18 | 16,503 views

    Extended Analysis

    Kenny Clarke: Klook's The Man
  19. 2005-04-24 | 15,880 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Jim Rattigan: Jazz French Horn
  20. 2008-07-04 | 15,859 views

    Extended Analysis

    Grant Green: Idle Moments
  21. 2011-03-12 | 15,783 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 21 - Final Fela Kuti Masterpieces Reissued
  22. 2010-10-25 | 15,557 views

    Extended Analysis

    Miles Davis: Previously Unreleased 1980s Recordings
  23. 2007-09-28 | 15,468 views

    Extended Analysis

    Getatchew Mekurya: Negus Of Ethiopian Sax
  24. 2010-03-29 | 15,129 views

    Extended Analysis

    Ray Charles: Original Album Series
  25. 2008-11-02 | 15,027 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Pat Metheny & Anna Maria Jopek: Upojenie
  26. 2010-05-17 | 15,010 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Thelonious Monk / John Coltrane / Art Pepper / Dave Brubeck: Remastered Classics
  27. 2007-05-01 | 14,973 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Chucho Valdes And The Birth Of Irakere
  28. 2005-07-11 | 14,969 views

    Live Reviews

    Polar Bear and Theo Travis/Steve Lawson: Live At The Vortex, London
  29. 2008-01-22 | 14,851 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Pat Metheny: Day Trip
  30. 2005-10-18 | 14,796 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Moondog: The Viking Of Sixth Avenue
  31. 2011-07-09 | 14,796 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 24 - Ghariokwu Lemi: Fela Kuti And Me
  32. 2009-08-25 | 14,633 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 1 - Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70: Alagbon Close / Why Black Man Dey Suffer
  33. 2004-11-03 | 14,572 views

    Live Reviews

    Grand Union Orchestra at LSO St Luke's, London
  34. 2009-10-09 | 14,408 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Vijay Iyer Trio: Historicity
  35. 2008-07-14 | 14,357 views

    Interviews

    Django Bates: Spring Is Here (A Long Time Coming But Worth The Wait)
  36. 2010-12-22 | 14,341 views

    Record Label Profiles

    Storyville Records: A Treasure Trove of Swinging Jazz
  37. 2006-01-15 | 14,175 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Bob Dorough: Small Day Tomorrow
  38. 2008-09-15 | 13,976 views

    Interviews

    Ingrid Laubrock: A New Saxophone Colossus
  39. 2008-07-01 | 13,806 views

    Extended Analysis

    Pharoah Sanders: Tauhid
  40. 2006-07-30 | 13,242 views

    Multiple Reviews

    Tenor Badness: Albert Ayler, Archie Shepp, Gato Barbieri
  41. 2007-03-28 | 13,242 views

    African Jazz

    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba: Segu Blue
  42. 2008-06-04 | 13,139 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Cassandra Wilson: Loverly
  43. 2012-01-31 | 13,106 views

    Extended Analysis

    Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon
  44. 2006-01-31 | 13,057 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Various Artists: Rembetika: Songs Of The Greek Underground 1925-1947
  45. 2010-07-05 | 13,052 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Dave Holland & Pepe Habichuela: Hands
  46. 2007-08-16 | 12,800 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    John Coltrane: My Favorite Things: Coltrane Live At Newport
  47. 2007-08-30 | 12,775 views

    Extended Analysis

    Sarane Ferret, Django Reinhardt & Others: Gypsy Jazz
  48. 2011-02-17 | 12,728 views

    Extended Analysis

    Stan Getz: Quintets - The Clef and Norgran Studio Albums
  49. 2009-09-04 | 12,638 views

    Afrobeat Diaries

    Part 2 - Fela Anikulapo Kuti and the sack of Kalakuta Republic
  50. 2009-10-01 | 12,632 views

    CD/LP/Track Review

    Various Artists: Rocksteady: The Roots Of Reggae

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