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  • Carla Bley: Shoe Leather, Mystery & Moxie

    With the passing of time. That's roughly how the title of Carla Bley's second trio album for ECM translates. Bley turned eighty a few months before the release of Andando el Tiempo but the passing years...

  • Damión Reid: On Drum Artistry, The Robert...

    International drummer Damión Reid has crafted a style that is inimitable without sacrificing the ardor of modern jazz and its traditional stylistic approaches to drumming. Listening to Reid is like a...

  • Background Gigs, Small Fonts, and Incestuous...

    Dear Mr. P.C.: When we're playing a "background music" gig and the crowd is so loud there's no way they can hear us, and we can't even hear ourselves, does it matter what we play?...

  • Montreux Jazz Festival 2016

    No matter at what point, or for how long you dipped into the Montreux Jazz Festival during the seventeen days of its 50th edition, the sense of history was palpable. Charles Lloyd was present, just as he was...

  • Miles Davis: In Time, All Changes

    Considered the most influential small jazz group of the middle 1960s, the Miles Davis "Second Great Quintet" has often been imitated but never equaled. Critical consensus holds that the revival of jazz in...

Reviews

Free World Music
Rick Parker/Li...
Free World Music
The Digging
Dan Blake
The Digging
Rough Boundaries
Birmingham Jazz...
Rough Boundaries
A Zoology of the Future
Jonas Cambien Trio
A Zoology of the...
Eleven Promises
Elisabeth Lohninger
Eleven Promises

Downloads

Turbulence
Kirke Karja
Turbulence
Forgiveness Day
Mimika Ensemble
Forgiveness Day
I Am Nobody
Tommaso Monopoli
I Am Nobody
Ancestral Voices Reworked
Peter Heckmann
Ancestral Voices...
The Room With a View
Jukka Haavisto
The Room With a View

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