Jazz Articles

Daily articles including interviews, profiles, live reviews, film reviews and more... all carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. You can find more articles by searching our website, see what's trending on our popular articles page or read articles ahead of their published dates on our future articles page.

42

Album Review

PLS.trio: Cosmonauts

Read "Cosmonauts" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic


Those in need of more elbow room, air space and humor may take quite a liking to the exploratory ventures found within the binary code of PLS.trio's multi-musics mashing Cosmonauts, available from Dot Time Records. It can be said we've heard this approach before, and we could compare it to this group or that individual or so-and-so quartet but, why the hell bother? A crash course of brash envoy and brazen definitions, Cosmonauts is crisp, wild fun; something ...

88

Album Review

PLS.trio: Cosmonauts

Read "Cosmonauts" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


Five years passed between the debut release from PLS.trio and this follow-up. East River (Echo Chamber) was one of the best albums of 2015 and elevated the piano trio format in a way that had not been heard since the Esbjorn Svensson Trio first made their mark. The COVID-19 virus kept PLS.trio off the stage, and a series of business and life events kept them out of the recording studio for long enough to cause doubt that they would hold ...

21

Year in Review

Top 12 "Read" Album Reviews: 2015

Read "Top 12 "Read" Album Reviews: 2015" reviewed by Michael Ricci


All About Jazz tracks how often an album review is read, and the reviews listed below represent our top twelve published in 2015. East River PLS.trio by Karl Ackermann Published: February 22, 2015 The Thompson Fields Maria Schneider Orchestra by Dan Bilawsky Published: June 2, 2015 70 Strong Steve Gadd Band by Glenn Astarita Published: April ...

190

Album Review

PLS.trio: East River

Read "East River" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


The acronym that gives name to the PLS. trio is from the very gifted young Italian pianist/composer Pier Luigi Salami. Together with his American rhythm section, consisting of bassist Martin Fowler and drummer Shawn Crowder, the New York based trio have released an enormously winning debut with East River. The international make-up of the trio is reflected in this debut which is neither European nor American in style but rather a balanced modern jazz approach subtly enhanced with airy electronic ...


Engage

Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Anzic Records
Publisher's Desk
Polls are back! Vote for your favorite living jazz drummers...
Read on.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.