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New York based contributor. Author of: "A Map of Jazz: Crossroads of Music and Human Rights" and keynote speaker/host of Pearson Jazz Foundation's International Jazz Day event (2018, 2019)

Central Park’s Mosaics of Reservoir, Lake, Paths and Gardens

Wadada Leo Smith / Amina Claudine Myers
2024-04-20
7

My Multiverse

Pearring Sound
2024-04-15
9

Gjenskinn

Nils Økland Band
2024-04-11
8

The Mighty Warriors

Mal Waldron / Steve Lacy
2024-04-09
16

You're Never Really Alone

Jonah Parzen-Johnson
2024-04-03
10

Live at the Washateria

Miles Davis / John Coltrane
2024-04-01
22

New Concepts in Piano Trio Jazz

Matthew Shipp Trio
2024-03-25
23

Futuro Ancestrale

Giuseppe Doronzo, Andy Moor, Frank Rosaly
2024-02-03
8

Dwelling on Magic Mountain

Adam Berenson
2024-02-01
17

Sonic Alchemy Suprema

Alma Tree
2024-01-31
13

And every fleck of russet

Bob Gluck
2024-01-20
10

Strands

Palle Mikkelborg / Jakob Bro / Marilyn Mazur
2023-11-10
15

Pastor's Paradox

Aruán Ortiz
2023-10-25
12

Ex Machina

Steve Lehman
2023-09-05
13

The Intrinsic Nature Of Shipp

Matthew Shipp
2023-08-25
14

Continuing

Tyshawn Sorey Trio
2023-07-02
22

No Subject

East Axis
2023-06-22
16

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

Keith Jarrett
2023-06-15
25

Shinjuku

Bo van de Graaf
2023-05-25
14

Tilting Curvaceous

Patrick Brennan Sonic Openings
2023-05-23
9

Torrent

Satoko Fujii
2023-05-18
11

The Rite of Spring: Spectre d’un songe

Sylvie Courvoisier / Cory Smythe
2023-05-01
13

Monk on Viola

George Dumitriu
2023-04-03
20

We Have Become Our Ancestors

The Dunbarton Oakes Trio
2023-04-01
15

Friendship Music for Turkey

Berke Can Özcan, Jonah Parzen-Johnson
2023-03-30
12

Crustal Movement

Kaze & Ikue Mori
2023-03-24
12

Songs from the Garret

Adam Berenson
2023-02-01
19

Permeance

Wade Matthews / Abdul Moimême
2023-01-28
8

Pieces & Interludes

Eli Wallace
2023-01-24
9

Uncharted Faith

Dino Duo: J.A. Deane & Jason Kao Hwang
2023-01-22
10

A Short Diary

Sebastian Rochford / Kit Downes
2023-01-10
25

Drifting

Mette Henriette
2023-01-05
33

Affirmation

Arild Andersen Group
2022-12-18
14

Emerald City Nights: Live at the Penthouse

Ahmad Jamal
2022-11-28
24

Subtractions

Greg Stuart
2022-11-14
13

Ibeji

Xhosa Cole
2022-11-13
11

HOME.S.

Esbjorn Svensson
2022-11-01
19

Three Seconds | Kolme Toista

Jussi Reijonen
2022-10-22
21

Freedom Suite

Mark Lomax, II and Edwin Bayard - Ogún Meji Duo
2022-10-19
17

Dictionary Land

Taeko Kunishima
2022-10-09
41

Xaybu: The Unseen

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone
2022-09-28
15

Bordeaux Concert

Keith Jarrett
2022-09-15
35

The Deep

Joel Futterman, William Parker, Chad Fowler, Steve Hirsh
2022-08-04
8

Sleeping Cat

Natsuki Tamura and Gato Libre
2022-08-01
14

Ciel-Cristal

Lionel Marchetti & Abdul Moimême
2022-07-29
19

Legacies for Our Grandchildren: Live in Hollywood 1995

Horace Tapscott Quintet
2022-07-19
21

Phantasma Trio Vol. 1

Chris Coyle
2022-07-18
12

The Emerald Duets

Wadada Leo Smith
2022-07-11
19

String Quartets Nos. 1-12

Wadada Leo Smith
2022-06-28
23

World Construct

Matthew Shipp Trio
2022-06-01
25

Read more album reviews by Karl Ackermann

The Keith Jarrett Trio: Ten Essential Recordings

Building a Jazz Library | 2024-01-15
69

Karl Ackermann's Best Creative Music Of 2023

Year in Review | 2023-12-26
16

Singularity Codex: Matthew Shipp on RogueArt

Book Review | 2023-07-08
9

Stefano Travaglini: Book of Innocence

Liner Notes | 2023-01-17
12

Ten Essential Keith Jarrett Solo Recordings

Building a Jazz Library | 2023-01-10
85

Matthew Shipp: A Dozen Essential Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-09-13
30

Charu Suri: The Jazz Raga

Under the Radar | 2022-03-28
36

Michael Robinson: Piano Improvisation Series

Multiple Reviews | 2022-01-10
24

Karl Ackermann's Best Creative Music of 2021

Year in Review | 2021-12-14
23

Ill Considered - Reconsidered

Under the Radar | 2021-11-09
38

A Different Drummer, Part 5: Terri Lyne Carrington

Under the Radar | 2021-08-23
24

Unconventional Instruments

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-07-27
32

A Different Drummer, Part 4: The Zildjian Legacy

Under the Radar | 2021-06-24
44

Instrumental Duos

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-04-20
28

A Different Drummer, Part 2: Royal Hartigan

Under the Radar | 2021-03-30
41

Solo Recordings for Non-Traditionalists

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-01-30
48

Karl Ackermann’s Best Releases of 2020

Year in Review | 2020-12-09
33

The Rebel Festival

Under the Radar | 2020-08-12
28

Jazz in the Time of Pandemic

Under the Radar | 2020-04-09
40

The Archive of Contemporary Music

Under the Radar | 2020-03-24
33

Karl Ackermann’s Best Releases of 2019

Year in Review | 2019-12-15
38

The New Golden Age of Jazz Radio

Under the Radar | 2019-09-30
49

The Black Swan: A History of Race Records

Under the Radar | 2019-07-08
35

Invisible Man: Willis Conover and The Jazz Hour

Under the Radar | 2019-04-30
32

Women in Jazz, Pt. 2: The Girls From Piney Woods

Under the Radar | 2019-03-26
37

Women in Jazz, Part 1: Early Innovators

Under the Radar | 2019-02-04
42

Cecil Taylor: 1929-2018

Profile | 2018-04-07
48



Read more articles by Karl Ackermann

John R. Lamkin II: Movin'

Album Review | Publish Date: 15

Culture Clubs: Part IV: When Jazz Met Europe

Under the Radar | 2018-03-05
41

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2

Under the Radar | 2017-02-09
77

Flame Keepers: National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Under the Radar | 2017-06-28
80

Cecil Taylor: 1929-2018

Profile | 2018-04-07
48

The Politics of Dancing: Jazz and Protest, Part 1

Under the Radar | 2017-03-20
79

The Politics of Dancing: Jazz and Protest, Part 2

Under the Radar | 2017-05-05
53

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 1

Under the Radar | 2016-12-30
119

Women in Jazz, Part 1: Early Innovators

Under the Radar | 2019-02-04
42

Women in Jazz, Pt. 2: The Girls From Piney Woods

Under the Radar | 2019-03-26
37

Invisible Man: Willis Conover and The Jazz Hour

Under the Radar | 2019-04-30
32

The Black Swan: A History of Race Records

Under the Radar | 2019-07-08
35

Dai Liang, aka A Bu: Beijing Prodigy

Under the Radar | 2016-11-17
31

Keith Jarrett / Gary Peacock / Jack DeJohnette: After The Fall

Album Review | 2018-02-13
35

Mathias Eick: Ravensburg

Album Review | 2018-02-16
22

PLS.trio: East River

Album Review | 2015-02-22
191

An Evil Clown and a Leap of Faith

Under the Radar | 2016-10-07
37

Keith Jarrett: La Fenice

Album Review | 2018-10-10
19

Esbjorn Svensson Trio: e.s.t. live in london

Album Review | 2018-05-01
31

Lyle Mays Quartet: The Ludwigsburg Concert

Album Review | 2016-02-26
44

Bill Evans with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette: Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest

Album Review | 2016-04-27
36

Seal: Standards

Album Review | 2017-11-16
35

Jack DeJohnette/Ravi Coltrane/Matthew Garrison: In Movement

Album Review | 2016-05-04
29

Keith Jarrett: A Multitude of Angels

Album Review | 2016-11-30
53

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke

Album Review | 2016-03-09
33

Karl Ackermann's Best Releases of 2017

Year in Review | 2017-12-08
38

Nik Bärtsch's Mobile: Continuum

Album Review | 2016-03-31
36

Steve Coleman and the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints

Album Review | 2015-04-17
36

Miles Davis: We Want Miles (Bonus Track Version)

Album Review | 2014-03-26
45

Tim Berne's Snakeoil: You’ve Been Watching Me

Album Review | 2015-04-10
45

Vijay Iyer Sextet: Far From Over

Album Review | 2017-08-13
45

Arild Andersen/Paolo Vinaccia/Tommy Smith: In-House Science

Album Review | 2018-03-09
17

Joachim Kuhn: Love & Peace

Album Review | 2018-02-20
24

Arshak Sirunyan: Hoodman's Blind

Album Review | 2014-02-06
84

Till Brönner / Dieter Ilg: Nightfall

Album Review | 2018-10-01
11

Bjorn Meyer: Provenance

Album Review | 2017-11-17
37

Gary Peacock Trio: Tangents

Album Review | 2017-08-28
43

Charlie Parker: Now's The Time

Album Review | 2018-11-30
8

Stefano Travaglini: Ellipse

Album Review | 2017-12-04
150

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