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With the realization that there will always be more music coming at him than he can keep up with, John wonders why anyone would think that jazz is dead or dying.

Exposures

Robert Fripp
2022-06-04
96

Who Do You Think We Are?

Caravan
2021-09-05
30

Eberhard

Lyle Mays
2021-08-20
78

The First Generation 1965-1974

John Mayall
2021-03-18
41

The Complete 1969 Recordings

King Crimson
2020-10-31
58

Secrets & Lies

Jakko M. Jakszyk
2020-10-20
25

Tenacity

Django Bates
2020-10-09
19

Vesper and Silence

Roberto Bonati
2020-02-17
102

From This Place

Pat Metheny
2020-02-14
69

The Later Years: 1987-2019

Pink Floyd
2019-12-08
38

Unburied Treasure

Gentle Giant
2019-12-01
83

And I Love Her

Marc Copland
2019-10-17
22

Patchwork

Steve Khan
2019-09-16
50

Earthworks Complete

Bill Bruford's Earthworks
2019-07-03
34

Sheer Reckless Abandon

Bruford-Borstlap
2019-05-19
18

Live in Newcastle, December 8, 1972

King Crimson
2019-04-19
32

Epistrophy

Bill Frisell | Thomas Morgan
2019-04-05
29

Fractal Guitar

Stephan Thelen
2019-02-16
20

Live in Japan 1984

Allan Holdsworth
2019-02-09
13

Bay of Rainbows

Jakob Bro
2018-12-01
15

Meltdown (Live in Mexico City)

King Crimson
2018-10-13
34

Hidden Details

Soft Machine
2018-09-20
17

#awesome

FAT
2018-09-08
18

Between the Silence

Travis & Fripp
2018-08-19
18

The Vintage Years 1970 - 1991

Wishbone Ash
2018-06-23
38

Fish Out of Water (Deluxe Edition)

Chris Squire
2018-06-15
26

Rumah Batu

Dwiki Dharmawan
2018-06-10
27

Joe Frazier Round 3 (CD Single)

Jeff Berlin
2018-06-06
30

Partir

Elina Duni
2018-05-30
23

Locked & Loaded

Brand X
2018-05-26
27

Travelers

Nicolas Masson
2018-05-18
27

Vortex

Sonar with David Torn
2018-05-12
48

Public Access / Headline / Crossings

Steve Khan
2018-03-25
51

Music IS

Bill Frisell
2018-03-09
38

Truth Decay

Adam Holzman
2018-03-07
24

Elvesang

Sigurd Hole
2018-02-17
52

Sticks and Stones

ECV
2018-02-03
17

The Wishing Stones

Tom Guarna
2017-11-28
17

Sailors' Tales 1970-1972

King Crimson
2017-11-11
40

ON Tour

Jane Getter Premonition
2017-10-22
18

Blue Maqams

Anouar Brahem
2017-10-13
87

Strykin’ Ahead

Dave Stryker
2017-09-02
13

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Is it OK for artists to pay writers for reviews?

The Big Question | 2024-02-15
71

Samuel Blaser: As the Sea

Liner Notes | 2023-05-27
8

Arve Henriksen: Solidification

Liner Notes | 2023-05-26
13

Marc Copland: Impressions

Liner Notes | 2023-05-25
14

Dewa Budjana: Joged Kahyangan

Liner Notes | 2023-05-12
7

Dewa Budjana: Surya Namaskar

Liner Notes | 2023-05-11
4

Dwiki Dharmawan: Pasar Klewer

Liner Notes | 2023-05-10
11

Machine Mass: Inti

Liner Notes | 2023-05-09
9

Wallace Roney: Understanding

Liner Notes | 2023-04-26
18

Tom Harrell: Number Five

Liner Notes | 2023-04-24
17

Jaga Jazzist: '94 - '14

Liner Notes | 2023-02-27
17

Peter Erskine Trio: As It Was

Liner Notes | 2023-02-11
22

John Abercrombie: The First Quartet

Liner Notes | 2023-02-09
20

John Kelman's Best Releases of 2019

Year in Review | 2019-12-20
20

Montréal Audio Fest 2019

Live Review | 2019-04-09
30

John Kelman's Best Releases of 2018

Year in Review | 2018-12-19
36

Steven Wilson at Salle Wilfrid Pelletier

Live Review | 2018-12-01
7

Open Land: Meeting John Abercrombie

Film Review | 2018-08-16
22

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2018

Live Review | 2018-06-29
27

The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live

Film Review | 2018-04-14
12

John Kelman's Best Releases of 2017

Year in Review | 2017-12-24
209

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2017

Live Review | 2017-06-29
34

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Film Review | 2017-03-14
46

Five Classic ECM Titles in High Res

Rediscovery | 2017-01-31
26

Enjoy Jazz 2016

Live Review | 2016-11-07
25

Mark Isham: Blue Sun

Rediscovery | 2016-08-24
11

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival 2016

Live Review | 2016-07-03
33



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Phil Woods Six: Live from the Showboat DO NOT PUBLISH

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Punkt Festival 2010

Live Review | 2010-09-14
1,957

Mike Mainieri: Man Behind Bars

Interview | 2010-01-11
2,001

Eberhard Weber: Positive Pragmatism

Interview | 2013-02-04
40

Molde International Jazz Festival 2013

Live Review | 2013-07-29
10

Steven Wilson: Luck's What You Make It

Interview | 2012-10-01
55

King Crimson: Islands (40th Anniversary Series)

Extended Analysis | 2010-10-04
1,238

Donald Fagen: The Nightfly Trilogy

Extended Analysis | 2007-12-19
1,265

Punkt Festival 2008: Day 2-3

Live Review | 2008-09-07
984

Henry Cow: The 40th Anniversary Henry Cow Box Set

Extended Analysis | 2009-01-12
2,230

Weather Report: Weather Report: Forecast: Tomorrow

Extended Analysis | 2006-10-11
1,264

Soft Machine: Third through Seven Remasters

Multiple Reviews | 2007-02-28
2,158

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Film Review | 2017-03-14
46

Tomasz Stanko: Lyricism and Liberation

Interview | 2004-05-19
952

Punkt Festival 2008: Day 3-3

Live Review | 2008-09-09
1,283

Genesis: Live 1973-2007

Extended Analysis | 2009-09-27
2,103

Eberhard Weber: Eberhard Weber: Colours

Extended Analysis | 2010-01-14
1,319

King Crimson: Larks' Tongues in Aspic (40th Anniversary Series Box)

Extended Analysis | 2012-10-22
63

Pat Metheny: Orchestrion

Extended Analysis | 2010-01-19
1,163

King Crimson: In the Court of the Crimson King (40th Anniversary Series)

Extended Analysis | 2009-11-14
1,517

Brad Mehldau: Highway Rider

Extended Analysis | 2010-03-09
1,037

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: A Time and a Place

Album Review | 2010-06-25
1,234

Herbie Hancock: The Imagine Project

Album Review | 2010-06-21
444

Genesis: 1970-1975

Extended Analysis | 2008-11-04
812

Eivind Aarset: Guitar Anti-Hero

Interview | 2012-07-05
1,680

Kurt Rosenwinkel: Latitude

Interview | 2005-06-20
1,563

George Duke: George Duke: My Soul - The Complete MPS Fusion Recordings

Extended Analysis | 2008-06-18
1,935

Pat Metheny Group: The Way Up

Extended Analysis | 2005-01-20
871

Bugge Wesseltoft: Bugge Wesseltoft: New Conception of Jazz Box

Extended Analysis | 2009-03-04
1,376

Genesis: Genesis: The Movie Box 1981-2007

Extended Analysis | 2009-11-21
1,550

Open Land: Meeting John Abercrombie

Film Review | 2018-08-16
22

King Crimson: The Great Deceiver (Live 1973-1974)

Extended Analysis | 2006-10-12
986

Oslo International Jazz Festival 2011

Live Review | 2011-08-31
496

King Crimson: Radical Action (To Unseat The Hold of Monkey Mind)

Extended Analysis | 2016-09-10
53

Steve Reich: Steve Reich: Phases: A Nonesuch Retrospective

Extended Analysis | 2006-10-06
982

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