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.

3

Album Review

Liberation Music Collective: Siglo XXI

Read "Siglo XXI" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Siglo XXI ("21st Century" in Spanish) is big-band jazz with a conscience, cerebral music capably performed by the Indiana-based Liberation Music Collective, a successor to Charlie Haden / Carla Bley's similarly high-minded Liberation Music Orchestra from the '70s and beyond. Interspersed among the nine musical selections are brief interviews with alto saxophonist Matthew Setzler, baritone Durand Jones, trumpeter Jess Henry and percussionist Julian Loida on topics ranging from religious tolerance and feminism to jazz mass, the benefits of unity and ...


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.