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  • Monterey Jazz Festival 2016

    In its 59th annual edition, the Monterey Jazz Festival once again delivered on its promise to bring a stylistic plethora and pageantry—with nods to more abstract or daring fare...

  • Live Trane: Never Before, Never After

    I always say my epiphany was the first time I saw Coltrane in February of 1962 at Birdland. The fact that I even knew about Birdland at 15 years old was...

  • Thomas Marriott: Balance in Life and Music

    If one should by chance be curious of what is happening with jazz in the city of Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest, one would do well to check out what trumpeter Thomas Marriott is up to...

  • Jeff Parker: Reinventing Tradition

    Is there such a thing as a Chicago sound? Back in the year 2000, a compilation was released that tried to portray a new and exciting musical scene. The album was called Chicago 2018... It's Gonna...

  • Words and Music: Why Liner Notes Matter

    It is said that we live in The Information Age, but perhaps, it would be more correct to say that we live in the Age of Too Much Information. If there is something you are looking for, you can often...

Reviews

Elevation
Parker Abbott Trio
Elevation
Duopoly
Kris Davis
Duopoly
The Other Shore
Peter Kuhn Trio
The Other Shore
Akinola Sennon: Cousoumeh
Akinola Sennon
Akinola Sennon:...
Centreline Theory
Construction
Centreline Theory

Downloads

Superstition
Carolina Bubbico
Superstition
Brooklyn Elegy
The Jazz Thieves
Brooklyn Elegy
Journey Home
Giacomo Riggi Mazzone
Journey Home
A Simple Shrug
Some Some Unicorn
A Simple Shrug
That Jambalaya
Ben Adkins
That Jambalaya

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