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Album Review

Alex Moxon Quartet: Alex Moxon Quartet

Read "Alex Moxon Quartet" reviewed by Jack Bowers

After gigging and teaching in his native Canada for almost two decades, guitarist Alex Moxon has recorded the first album solely under his name, and it is a well-played, mostly middle-of-the-road studio session in which his quartet may not turn any heads but should not turn anyone off either. It is simply pleasant, non-unnerving music--much of it written by Moxon--into which the ensemble pours its collective talents to produce a bright and agreeable outcome. Happily for prospective ...

Album Review

Modasaurus: 4K

Read "4K" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Modasaurus? It sounds like some pre-historic reptilian herbivore that spent a good deal of its day staying out of the clutches of the Tyrannosaurus Rex of its time, employing, we can guess, modes of avoidance, guile and deception to keep from being eaten. But our guess would be wrong. Our Modasaurus is an Ottawa-based jazz-fusion quartet, led by pianist James McGowan. The group's recording 4K covers sonic ground similar that of the early Pat Metheny Quartet, with its ...

Radio & Podcasts

Albums from Urbex, Alex Moxon, Steve Slagle and Toc

Read "Albums from Urbex, Alex Moxon, Steve Slagle and Toc" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this week's show we feature music from Belgian drummer's Antoine Pierre's project Urbex, inspired by the electric period of Miles Davis, and in particular Bitches Brew. I also feature Canadian guitarist Alex Moxon with his debut recording and Steve Slagle celebrating Charlie Parker's centenary. There's more new music with two new releases from the Circum-Disc Label with Toc and Dave Rempis. I have another featured album from Felice Clemente's back catalogue and one or two other treats.


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