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Tigersmilk: Android Love Cry

Read "Android Love Cry" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Just as a graphic novel will never be awarded the book of the year honors, Android Love Cry will never be acknowledged as album of the year. Why? Think about science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. Science fiction is your first clue, we don't suppose great literature can be science fiction, but Dick wrote some fantastic fiction, even a story (forty years before Philip Roth) pondering what if the Nazi's had won W.W.II and occupied the United States. But you'll ...

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Tigersmilk: From The Bottle

Read "From The Bottle" reviewed by Mark Corroto


Tigersmilk's second release, while not conciously trying to do so, could make free improv fans out of even the most metronome-needy listeners. Having said that, let me add a note of caution: smooth jazz fans should run as fast as they can from this music.

The trio of Rob Mazurek (Chicago Underground, Isotope 217), Jason Roebke (Rapid Croche, Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio, Terminal 4), and Dylan van der Schyff (Talking Pictures, Dave Douglas) makes free music accessible. Not saccharine ...

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Tigersmilk: Tigersmilk

Read "Tigersmilk" reviewed by Mark Corroto


The creative jazz trio Tigersmilk makes improvised music that not only tastes good, it might even be good for you.

The significant attraction here is cornetist Rob Mazurek of Chicago Underground, Isotope 217, and Brokeback. Mazurek’s latest disc Silver Spines (Delmark 2002) is a solo effort that comes off as less than inspiring. He needs the kind of interaction he has had with the likes of Jeff Parker and Chad Taylor.

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