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As Is ... Live at the Blue Note

Avishai Cohen
2007-08-17
421

Braggtown

Branford Marsalis Quartet
2006-09-12
186

Artist in Residence

Jason Moran
2006-09-11
237

It Takes Two!

Kenny Wheeler
2006-08-01
177

Blues Cruise

Chris Cheek
2006-07-16
267

My Ears Are Bent

Ted Reichman
2006-07-04
286

Husky

Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet
2006-07-02
217

The Clarinets

Anthony Burr / Oscar Noriega / Chris Speed
2006-06-19
215

Sauna: Um, Dois, Tres

Sao Paulo Underground
2006-06-11
286

Locked in a Basement

Heernt
2006-06-06
350

Raw Materials

Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa
2006-06-01
485

Continuo

Avishai Cohen
2006-05-31
448

Meaning and Mystery

Dave Douglas
2006-04-10
500

Soar

Donny McCaslin
2006-04-04
388

Indigo4

Gianluca Petrella
2006-03-27
222

Two Hours

Samo Salamon Quartet
2006-03-26
151

In the Context of

Mike Reed
2006-03-21
413

Freedance Live

Freedance
2006-03-19
156

Asking No Permission

Omer Avital Group
2006-02-07
154

Copperopolis

Charlie Hunter Trio
2006-02-05
268

Underground

Chris Potter
2006-01-24
238

Back in Time

Odyssey the Band
2006-01-22
189

Levitation

Mark O'Leary
2006-01-02
176

No Soap Radio

Barry Romberg
2006-01-01
172

Other Stories (Three Suites)

Taylor Ho Bynum & SpiderMonkey Strings
2005-11-13
249

Demian as Posthuman

Steve Lehman
2005-10-11
435

Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis

Either/Orchestra
2005-10-09
765

The Sameness of Difference

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
2005-10-08
281

8 Armed Monkey

KTU
2005-10-05
163

Canvas

Robert Glasper
2005-10-03
192

Dachau

Michael Musillami Trio
2005-09-28
232

Cuts

Free Music Ensemble
2005-09-20
335

Without a Song: The 9/11 Concert

Sonny Rollins
2005-09-07
512

It Is Written

Peter Apfelbaum & The New York Hieroglyphics
2005-08-30
171

East/West

Bill Frisell
2005-08-24
198

Going Dutch

Joris Teepe
2005-07-26
158

Saloua

Erik Truffaz
2005-07-17
161

Simulated Progress

Fieldwork
2005-07-16
319

More Than Ever

Rosario Giuliani
2005-07-06
106

Gemini

Sean Jones
2005-06-29
330

Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul

Bill Charlap
2005-06-28
329

'S Wonderful

The Great Jazz Trio
2005-06-26
259

Transparent Horizons

Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
2005-06-17
227

Flow

Terence Blanchard
2005-06-06
359

Mingus Big Band: I Am Three

Mingus Big Band/Orchestra/Dynasty
2005-06-06
603

Village

3 Sisters
2005-05-30
190

At the Center

Meat Beat Manifesto
2005-05-27
122

Una Nave

Guillermo Klein
2005-05-17
258

Reimagining

Vijay Iyer
2005-05-16
473

Bem-Vinda Vontade

Mice Parade
2005-05-15
204
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Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect

Interview | 2008-05-19
890

David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out

Interview | 2008-04-14
748

Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste

Interview | 2008-01-07
517

Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz

Interview | 2007-12-03
569

John Abercrombie: All About the Sound

Interview | 2007-08-06
1,137

Anat Fort: Swimming in a Sea of Motian

Interview | 2007-07-23
337

Dan Willis: No Longer a Divided Artist

Interview | 2007-07-09
321

Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic

Interview | 2007-02-19
769

Paul Olson's Best of 2006

Year in Review | 2007-01-01
317

Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About

Interview | 2006-10-16
933

Gene Ess: One Note Says It All

Interview | 2006-07-11
662

Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit

Interview | 2006-05-29
1,138

Dave Holland at Chicago Symphony Center

Live Review | 2006-04-03
293

Donald Fagen Band at the Chicago Theatre

Live Review | 2006-03-22
427

Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities

Interview | 2006-03-20
900

Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle

Interview | 2006-02-27
1,116

Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion

Interview | 2006-02-06
1,458

Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist

Interview | 2006-01-23
1,589

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street

Interview | 2006-01-09
924



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Miles Davis: Miles Davis: A Tribute to Jack Johnson

Extended Analysis | 2005-01-09
960

Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion

Interview | 2006-02-06
1,458

John Abercrombie: All About the Sound

Interview | 2007-08-06
1,137

Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About

Interview | 2006-10-16
933

Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist

Interview | 2006-01-23
1,589

Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle

Interview | 2006-02-27
1,116

Wallace Roney: Fulfilling the Promise

Interview | 2005-11-28
915

Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz

Interview | 2007-12-03
569

Vijay Iyer, Part 1-2

Interview | 2005-06-02
1,239

Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste

Interview | 2008-01-07
517

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street

Interview | 2006-01-09
924

Charlie Hunter: Living the Music

Interview | 2005-09-26
916

Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect

Interview | 2008-05-19
890

Drew Gress: Where My Ear Leads Me

Interview | 2005-07-22
925

Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit

Interview | 2006-05-29
1,138

Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities

Interview | 2006-03-20
900

Cuong Vu: More Power in a Collective

Interview | 2005-09-05
886

Russ Johnson: Working on the Tightrope

Interview | 2005-08-22
1,420

Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic

Interview | 2007-02-19
769

Eddie Green: Eddie Green: Shades of Green

Extended Analysis | 2004-12-10
747

David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out

Interview | 2008-04-14
748

Avishai Cohen: Continuo

Album Review | 2006-05-31
448

Terence Blanchard: Flow

Album Review | 2005-06-06
359

Greg Burk: Everyone Should Be Present

Interview | 2005-11-14
728

Either/Orchestra: Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis

Album Review | 2005-10-09
765

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