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Mesmerism

Tyshawn Sorey Trio
2022-09-12
19

Wind Rose

Maja Alvanović
2022-07-20
4

Assembly

Jacob Garchik
2022-07-17
4

This Is America: An Anthology

Johnny Gandelsman
2022-07-05
5

Contradictio

Xose Miguelez
2022-06-22
7

The Midnight People

Justin Chart
2022-06-03
6

PlaySPACE 2: Play Harder

Chris Greene Quartet
2022-05-08
2

Freescapes

Drori Mondlak and Karolina Strassmayer
2022-04-26
4

Jazz Woman: The Reel to Real Sessions

Nancy Kelly
2022-04-23
3

Magic Dust

Ivo Perleman Quartet
2022-04-05
3

Introspection

Burak Bedikyan
2022-03-14
2

Fire's Hush

DunkelPek
2022-03-13
4

The Scarlet Jazz Room

Justin Chart
2022-03-11
27

Me Myself and I

Dom Minasi
2022-03-05
2

Jump

Julieta Eugenio
2022-02-23
3

Two For The Road

Tara Minton & Ed Babar
2022-01-18
2

Live In Los Angeles

Justin Chart
2022-01-03
26

Singing Songs As One

Jon Raskin Quartet
2021-12-29
1

A Parrot Sipping Tea

Michael Robinson
2021-12-20
6

Canto.

Russ Lossing, Loren Stillman
2021-12-13
1

Space and Time Blues

Jon Raskin, Ross Hammond, Clifford Childers, Dana Wendel
2021-12-11
3

Brass And Ivory Tales

Ivo Perelman
2021-11-23
13

The Long Table

Jon Raskin
2021-10-20
1

Two As One

Abbey Rader and John McMinn
2021-10-16
3

Stranger Than Fiction

Jon Gordon
2021-10-09
7

Up & Down, Sideways

Jon Raskin Quartet
2021-09-16
2

Goodheart Raskin Tarasov Trio

Jon Raskin
2021-09-11
1

Words

Alex Louloudis
2021-08-18
26

Idiom

Anna Webber
2021-08-15
9

The Bright Side

Joel Frahm
2021-08-08
3

Special Edition Box: Procedural Language

Ivo Perelman
2021-08-06
5

Zero Grasses: Ritual for The Losses

Jen Shyu and Jade Tongue
2021-07-28
7

It Never Entered My Mind

Blue Muse
2021-07-26
5

Inhabitable Imagination

Adrián Moncada
2021-07-22
3

Looking Out

Alex Heffron
2021-07-06
9

Born into Beauty

Space Whale Orchestra
2021-07-04
7

Sentido

Ramiro Pinheiro
2021-06-30
1

Book 'P' of Practitioners

Jon Raskin
2021-06-06
3

Facets

Hafez Modirzadeh
2021-06-04
6

Hindsight

Charlie Porter
2021-05-19
3

Live at NIR Studios

Georg Graewe, Kjell Nordeson, Jon Raskin Trio
2021-05-15
2

Reciprocity

Maria Grand
2021-05-11
7

Taffeta Patterns

Michael Robinson
2021-05-03
8

Eight Hands One Mind

Dom Minasi
2021-05-02
3

Hemingway

Johnny Gandelsman
2021-04-13
2

Flow.

Wu Man & Kojiro Umezaki
2021-04-08
5

Different Roots

Rodrigo Faina and Change Ensemble
2021-03-24
3

Songs From The Urban Forest

The Flatland Quartet
2021-03-18
4

Synergy Signals

Jon Raskin
2021-03-16
1
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Jon Raskin: Hotel Noctambulo and Live at NIR Studios

Multiple Reviews | 2021-08-07
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Michael Robinson's Piano Improvisation Series

Multiple Reviews | 2021-07-02
15

Michael Robinson: One Man Orchestra

Multiple Reviews | 2020-08-31
7

Arthur Satyan: A life Steeped in Music

Catching Up With | 2019-03-11
2

Rina Yamazaki: Conversations with a Rising Star

Catching Up With | 2019-03-11
4

Two Exciting And Poignant Albums From Wendy Eisenberg

Multiple Reviews | 2018-12-15
1

Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero

Interview | 2018-07-03
5

Access for People with Disabilities at Jazz Venues: What is...

The Art and Science of Jazz | 2018-06-11
4

Pi Recordings 2016 Releases

Multiple Reviews | 2016-12-24
11

Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2016

Year in Review | 2016-12-21
4

Quinsin Nachoff's Flux at Constellation

Live Review | 2016-11-22
3

Jazz From Around the World: Asia

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-10-04
7

Jazz From Around the World: Africa

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-07-21
4

Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-07-05
6

Jazz From Around the World: Europe

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-06-29
17

Ned Kelly's Last Stand, Hong Kong

Roads Less Travelled | 2016-04-28
4

The Cotton Club, Shanghai

Roads Less Travelled | 2016-04-27
4

Hrayr Attarian's Best Releases of 2015

Year in Review | 2015-12-21
8

AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music

Building a Jazz Library | 2015-10-26
7

Club Jazzda: Seoul's Hidden Gem

Roads Less Travelled | 2015-04-01
7

Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz

Building a Jazz Library | 2015-03-29
13

Abbey Rader Get Free

Film Review | 2015-03-11
8

Joe Maini

Book Review | 2014-11-16
9

Abraham's Cafe at Theatre No 99

Live Review | 2014-09-25
15

Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio at Constellation

Live Review | 2014-05-08
8

The Healing Power of Music: Can Jazz Repair a Damaged Brain?...

The Art and Science of Jazz | 2014-02-11
6

Don Sleet

Book Review | 2013-12-10
9

Confusion Bleue Live and in the Studio

Multiple Reviews | 2013-06-16
3

Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey

Interview | 2013-01-29
7



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Jazz From Around the World: Asia

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7

Jazz From Around The World: Latin America and the Caribbean

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-07-05
6

Rina Yamazaki: Conversations with a Rising Star

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4

Rare and Unusual Instruments in Jazz

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13

Arthur Satyan: A life Steeped in Music

Catching Up With | 2019-03-11
2

Buddy Bolden: The Sky Is Blue

Album Review | 2008-04-01
804

Linda May Han Oh: Walk Against Wind

Album Review | 2017-04-14
5

Monika Herzig: A Portrait of a Hero

Interview | 2018-07-03
5

Jazz From Around the World: Europe

Building a Jazz Library | 2016-06-29
17

Melba Liston: Melba Liston and Her 'Bones

Album Review | 2006-06-02
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Jazz From Around the World: Africa

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4

Catherine Sikora: Jersey

Album Review | 2016-07-09
5

Sara Serpa: A Musical Journey

Interview | 2013-01-29
7

Ibrahim Maalouf: Diagnostic

Album Review | 2011-12-06
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AACM - The Association of the Advancement of Creative Music

Building a Jazz Library | 2015-10-26
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On Blind Tom, Essence of Creativity, Autism and Jazz

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424

Horace Silver: Doin' The Thing - At The Village Gate

Album Review | 2006-10-09
468

Charles Lloyd: Mirror

Album Review | 2010-09-16
429

Anja Lechner / François Couturier: Moderato cantabile

Album Review | 2014-10-27
13

Tomeka Reid: Tomeka Reid Quartet

Album Review | 2015-12-27
4

Linda Oh: Sun Pictures

Album Review | 2013-09-08
7

Jimmy Giuffre 3 & 4: Jimmy Giuffre: New York Concerts

Extended Analysis | 2014-05-13
13

Tia Fuller: Diamond Cut

Album Review | 2018-07-11
2

Chico Hamilton: The Original Chico Hamilton Quintet Complete Studio Recordings

Album Review | 2006-07-28
418

Wes Montgomery: Wes Montgomery: In The Beginning-Early Recordings from 1949-1958

Extended Analysis | 2015-10-14
6

Nicole Mitchell: Mandorla Awakening II: Emerging Worlds

Album Review | 2017-08-06
18

Kenny Dorham: Kenny Dorham with Jackie McLean Complete Recordings

Album Review | 2007-03-22
380

Jackie McLean: Demon's Dance

Album Review | 2007-01-17
257

Rufus Harley: Re-Creation of the Gods

Album Review | 2006-07-08
293

Ray Brown Jr.: Friends and Family

Album Review | 2009-09-07
348

Nik Bärtsch: Awase

Album Review | 2018-05-26
14

Jeff Parker: Bright Light in Winter

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64

Nicki Parrott: Moon River

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Kirsten Edkins: Art & Soul

Album Review | 2015-10-22
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Thelonious Monk: In Philadelphia 1960 with Steve Lacy

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Ketil Bjornstad: La Notte

Album Review | 2013-11-23
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Belmondo / Yusef Lateef: Influence

Album Review | 2007-01-08
249

The Diamond Five: Brilliant!

Album Review | 2007-06-03
287

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Album Review | 2015-07-20
4

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Album Review | 2015-11-06
4

Tyrone Washington: Do Right

Album Review | 2006-12-08
240

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