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Articles by Chris M. Slawecki

  1. Funk 'n' Feathers
    5
    Published: 2016-08-07
    Cha Wa
    Funk 'n' Feathers
  2. Checkpoint
    6
    Published: 2016-08-06
    Krakauer's Ancestral Groove
    Checkpoint
  3. Nomade Orquestra
    5
    Published: 2016-08-05
    Nomade Orquestra
    Nomade Orquestra
  4. Live At Blues Alley
    8
    Published: 2016-08-04
    U.S. Army Blues
    Live At Blues Alley
  5. Tanbou Toujou Lou: Merengue, Kompa Kreyou, Vodou Jazz & Electric Folklore from Haiti (1960-1981)
    7
    Published: 2016-08-03
    Various Artists
    Tanbou Toujou Lou: Merengue, Kompa Kreyou, Vodou Jazz & Electric Folklore from Haiti (1960-1981)
  6. This Could Be That
    6
    Published: 2016-08-02
    Brian Andres & the Afro-Cuban Jazz Cartel
    This Could Be That
  7. Pass It On
    4
    Published: 2016-05-11
    Danny Mixon
    Pass It On
  8. The Ludwigsburg Concert
    6
    Published: 2016-05-10
    Lyle Mays Quartet
    The Ludwigsburg Concert
  9. Faith
    8
    Published: 2016-05-09
    Jan Kus Quartet
    Faith
  10. Groove Legacy
    6
    Published: 2016-05-08
    Groove Legacy
    Groove Legacy
  11. Natural
    6
    Published: 2016-05-07
    Stefania Dipierro
    Natural
  12. Petal
    5
    Published: 2016-05-06
    Avataar
    Petal
  13. Talk Thelonious: NRBQ + Terry Adams plays Terry Adams Arrangements of Thelonious Monk Songs
    12
    Published: 2016-02-21
    Terry Adams
    Talk Thelonious: NRBQ + Terry Adams plays Terry Adams Arrangements of Thelonious Monk Songs
  14. Hasta Karma
    4
    Published: 2016-02-20
    Dewa Budjana
    Hasta Karma
  15. The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974
    4
    Published: 2016-02-19
    Dr. John
    The Atco/Atlantic Singles 1968-1974
  16. The Vibes
    6
    Published: 2016-02-18
    The Empresarios
    The Vibes
  17. Problemas
    6
    Published: 2016-02-17
    Grupo Fantasma
    Problemas
  18. Ask the Ages
    9
    Published: 2016-02-16
    Sonny Sharrock
    Ask the Ages
  19. Groove & Grind: Rare Soul 1963 - '73
    7
    Published: 2015-12-18
    Various Artists
    Groove & Grind: Rare Soul 1963 - '73
  20. Peru Boom: Bass, Bleeps & Bumps from Peru's Electronic Underground
    5
    Published: 2015-11-24
    Various Artists
    Peru Boom: Bass, Bleeps & Bumps from Peru's Electronic Underground
  21. Panamericano
    7
    Published: 2015-11-23
    Tiempo Libre
    Panamericano
  22. New York Boogaloo
    6
    Published: 2015-11-21
    Spanglish Fly
    New York Boogaloo
  23. All Around the World
    4
    Published: 2015-11-20
    Ithamara Koorax
    All Around the World
  24. Reina de Todas Las Fiestas
    12
    Published: 2015-11-19
    Chico Trujillo
    Reina de Todas Las Fiestas
  25. 10
    3
    Published: 2015-11-18
    Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet
    10
  26. Invisible
    10
    Published: 2015-11-17
    Aguanko
    Invisible
  27. Infolding
    7
    Published: 2015-08-23
    Spin Marvel
    Infolding
  28. Misfits II: Pop
    13
    Published: 2015-08-22
    Enoch Smith Jr.
    Misfits II: Pop
  29. Same As You
    6
    Published: 2015-08-21
    Polar Bear
    Same As You
  30. Pressurize the Cabin
    8
    Published: 2015-08-20
    Fort Knox Five
    Pressurize the Cabin
  31. Ajoyo
    9
    Published: 2015-08-19
    Ajoyo
    Ajoyo
  32. Swingin’ on the Korner: Live at Keystone Korner
    11
    Published: 2015-08-18
    Red Garland
    Swingin’ on the Korner: Live at Keystone Korner
  33. Preachin’ to the Choir
    9
    Published: 2015-07-10
    Monique Canniere
    Preachin’ to the Choir
  34. Ultimate Sinatra: A Very Good Compilation
    21
    Published: 2015-04-24
    Frank Sinatra
    Ultimate Sinatra: A Very Good Compilation
  35. The Process
    8
    Published: 2015-04-20
    The Process
    The Process
  36. Maverick
    7
    Published: 2015-04-19
    MOA
    Maverick
  37. Furry Slippers
    5
    Published: 2015-04-18
    Tony Monaco
    Furry Slippers
  38. Saga
    7
    Published: 2015-04-17
    Rodrigo Lima
    Saga
  39. From The Vine
    6
    Published: 2015-04-16
    Fresh Cut Orchestra
    From The Vine
  40. Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1
    5
    Published: 2015-04-15
    The Electric Peanut Butter Company
    Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1
  41. Palindrome
    7
    Published: 2015-04-14
    Atlas Maior
    Palindrome
  42. Amigos Brasileiros Vol 2
    5
    Published: 2014-12-17
    Harvey Wainapel
    Amigos Brasileiros Vol 2
  43. Six Degrees Records' Psychedelic Planet
    5
    Published: 2014-12-16
    Various Artists
    Six Degrees Records' Psychedelic Planet
  44. Crimen Sonoro
    11
    Published: 2014-12-15
    Troker
    Crimen Sonoro
  45. Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade
    9
    Published: 2014-12-14
    Various Artists
    Peru Bravo: Funk, Soul & Psych from Peru's Radical Decade
  46. Soleangeles
    7
    Published: 2014-12-13
    Sir Sultry Quintet
    Soleangeles
  47. Love
    4
    Published: 2014-12-12
    Changamire
    Love
  48. Field Notes
    8
    Published: 2014-12-11
    Wil Blades
    Field Notes
  49. Pulsion
    10
    Published: 2014-10-16
    Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra
    Pulsion
  50. Metaphor
    21
    Published: 2014-10-15
    Dimitrije Vasiljević
    Metaphor
Read more album reviews by Chris M. Slawecki
  1. Read "Ethan Margolis: Perfect Mission of Feeling"
    26
    Published: 2016-09-06
    Interviews
    Ethan Margolis: Perfect Mission of Feeling
  2. Read "Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo"
    12
    Published: 2016-07-29
    From the Inside Out
    Artistry in Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Epiphany to Haitian Voodoo
  3. Read "India to Italy, Brazil to Slovenia–Where WON'T Jazz Go?"
    10
    Published: 2016-05-03
    From the Inside Out
    India to Italy, Brazil to Slovenia–Where WON'T Jazz Go?
  4. Read "Unraveling the Mysteries of Monk, the Night Tripper & More"
    19
    Published: 2016-02-11
    From the Inside Out
    Unraveling the Mysteries of Monk, the Night Tripper & More
  5. Read "From Sea to Shining Sea: Music Central to South and Latin America"
    16
    Published: 2015-11-13
    From the Inside Out
    From Sea to Shining Sea: Music Central to South and Latin...
  6. Read "Classic Funk"
    1,213
    Published: 2015-10-04
    Building a Jazz Library
    Classic Funk
  7. Read "Music’s Where You Find It"
    12
    Published: 2015-08-17
    From the Inside Out
    Music’s Where You Find It
  8. Read "Les McCann: Never Say No Again"
    58
    Published: 2015-06-02
    Interviews
    Les McCann: Never Say No Again
  9. Read "Frank Sinatra"
    545
    Published: 2015-04-24
    Building a Jazz Library
    Frank Sinatra
  10. Read "Checking in from Global Outposts"
    8
    Published: 2015-04-08
    From the Inside Out
    Checking in from Global Outposts
  11. Read "Gary Burton: A Lifetime of Collaborations"
    10
    Published: 2015-03-28
    Interviews
    Gary Burton: A Lifetime of Collaborations
  12. Read "Thelonious Monk"
    1,011
    Published: 2015-03-08
    Building a Jazz Library
    Thelonious Monk
  13. Read "Tony Bennett"
    259
    Published: 2015-03-04
    Building a Jazz Library
    Tony Bennett
  14. Read "Classic Bebop"
    780
    Published: 2015-02-28
    Building a Jazz Library
    Classic Bebop
  15. Read "Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart"
    139
    Published: 2015-02-12
    Interviews
    Paul Jost: The First Thing is Heart
  16. Read "What a Wonderful World (of Music)"
    12
    Published: 2014-12-10
    From the Inside Out
    What a Wonderful World (of Music)
  17. Read "Different Shapes & Sounds: Solo, Trio, Small & Large Ensembles"
    8
    Published: 2014-10-09
    From the Inside Out
    Different Shapes & Sounds: Solo, Trio, Small & Large Ensembles
  18. Read "Musings on Jazz, Blues and the Sabbath"
    9
    Published: 2014-08-04
    From the Inside Out
    Musings on Jazz, Blues and the Sabbath
  19. Read "Worlds Apart, Whirled Together"
    11
    Published: 2014-05-20
    From the Inside Out
    Worlds Apart, Whirled Together
  20. Read "Raising Vision and Voice"
    10
    Published: 2014-03-04
    From the Inside Out
    Raising Vision and Voice
  21. Read "Vámanos – Let’s Go!"
    8
    Published: 2014-01-13
    From the Inside Out
    Vámanos – Let’s Go!
  22. Read "Yusef Lateef's Secret Garden"
    11
    Published: 2013-12-24
    Interviews
    Yusef Lateef's Secret Garden
  23. Read "Six Stops Around the Whirled"
    8
    Published: 2013-10-03
    From the Inside Out
    Six Stops Around the Whirled
  24. Read "Fusion Groovin’"
    6
    Published: 2013-07-13
    From the Inside Out
    Fusion Groovin’
  25. Read "Requiems, Remodels & Remembrances"
    5
    Published: 2013-03-28
    From the Inside Out
    Requiems, Remodels & Remembrances
  26. Read "Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On"
    7
    Published: 2013-03-08
    Interviews
    Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On
  27. Read "From Britain to Boogaloo"
    3
    Published: 2012-12-16
    From the Inside Out
    From Britain to Boogaloo
  28. Read "Dr. Lonnie Smith: But Beautiful"
    7
    Published: 2012-10-22
    Interviews
    Dr. Lonnie Smith: But Beautiful
  29. Read "Ithamara Koorax: Celestial Elegance"
    11
    Published: 2012-09-24
    Interviews
    Ithamara Koorax: Celestial Elegance
  30. Read "Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision"
    9
    Published: 2012-08-06
    Interviews
    Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision
  31. Read "Missives from Distant Fronts"
    42
    Published: 2012-05-25
    From the Inside Out
    Missives from Distant Fronts
  32. Read "George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection"
    49
    Published: 2012-04-08
    Multiple Reviews
    George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection
  33. Read "Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings Collector’s Edition Box Set"
    101
    Published: 2012-02-25
    Multiple Reviews
    Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings Collector’s Edition Box Set
  34. Read "Kenny Burrell: Every Note Swings"
    146
    Published: 2012-02-06
    Interviews
    Kenny Burrell: Every Note Swings
  35. Read "Erin Dickins: In Her Own Voice"
    443
    Published: 2011-12-20
    Interviews
    Erin Dickins: In Her Own Voice
  36. Read "Jazz Mergers & Acquisitions"
    206
    Published: 2011-11-24
    From the Inside Out
    Jazz Mergers & Acquisitions
  37. Read "Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe"
    267
    Published: 2011-08-30
    Interviews
    Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe
  38. Read "Quentin Moore: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
    206
    Published: 2011-08-02
    Interviews
    Quentin Moore: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  39. Read "Voices Instrumental in Jazz"
    233
    Published: 2011-06-10
    From the Inside Out
    Voices Instrumental in Jazz
  40. Read "Mama Africa"
    183
    Published: 2011-03-27
    From the Inside Out
    Mama Africa
  41. Read "Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story"
    487
    Published: 2011-01-15
    Book Reviews
    Midnight at the Barrelhouse: The Johnny Otis Story
  42. Read "Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Four, November 28, 2010"
    496
    Published: 2010-12-15
    Live Reviews
    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Four, November 28, 2010
  43. Read "Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Three, November 27, 2010"
    344
    Published: 2010-12-14
    Live Reviews
    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Three, November 27, 2010
  44. Read "Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Two, November 26, 2010"
    615
    Published: 2010-12-12
    Live Reviews
    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day Two, November 26, 2010
  45. Read "Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day One, November 25, 2010"
    401
    Published: 2010-12-11
    Live Reviews
    Riviera Maya Jazz Festival: Day One, November 25, 2010
  46. Read "40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too"
    605
    Published: 2010-11-28
    From the Inside Out
    40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too
  47. Read "Sing it Out to Swing it Out!"
    830
    Published: 2010-07-27
    From the Inside Out
    Sing it Out to Swing it Out!
  48. Read "One Big Soul Party: Baltics & Beyond"
    693
    Published: 2010-05-14
    From the Inside Out
    One Big Soul Party: Baltics & Beyond
  49. Read "Seven Steps to Soul"
    856
    Published: 2010-02-23
    From the Inside Out
    Seven Steps to Soul
  50. Read "Three Pairs of Aces - Wild!"
    647
    Published: 2009-09-25
    From the Inside Out
    Three Pairs of Aces - Wild!
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  1. Read "Thelonious Monk"
    1,011
    Published: 2015-03-08
    Building a Jazz Library
    Thelonious Monk
  2. Read "Frank Sinatra"
    545
    Published: 2015-04-24
    Building a Jazz Library
    Frank Sinatra
  3. Read "Classic Bebop"
    780
    Published: 2015-02-28
    Building a Jazz Library
    Classic Bebop
  4. Read "Classic Funk"
    1,213
    Published: 2015-10-04
    Building a Jazz Library
    Classic Funk
  5. Read "Burt Bacharach: At This Time"
    1,105
    Published: 2005-10-31
    Interviews
    Burt Bacharach: At This Time
  6. Read "Creed Taylor, Incorporated: The AAJ Interview, Part 1-3"
    935
    Published: 2004-07-05
    Interviews
    Creed Taylor, Incorporated: The AAJ Interview, Part 1-3
  7. Read "Kenny Burrell: Every Note Swings"
    146
    Published: 2012-02-06
    Interviews
    Kenny Burrell: Every Note Swings
  8. Read "Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision"
    9
    Published: 2012-08-06
    Interviews
    Gregory Porter: Sound & Vision
  9. Read "Hard Groove"
    657
    Published: 2003-07-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Roy Hargrove Presents the RH Factor: Hard Groove
  10. Read "Christian McBride Throws Down"
    919
    Published: 2006-05-23
    Interviews
    Christian McBride Throws Down
  11. Read "Blue Note and Recording Master Re-Present RVG's Heritage"
    1,149
    Published: 2005-06-14
    From the Inside Out
    Blue Note and Recording Master Re-Present RVG's Heritage
  12. Read "Jazz for Kids?
    986
    Published: 2006-03-01
    From the Inside Out
    Jazz for Kids? "Teach Your Children Well..."
  13. Read "Creed Taylor, Incorporated: The AAJ Interview, Part 2-3"
    678
    Published: 2004-07-06
    Interviews
    Creed Taylor, Incorporated: The AAJ Interview, Part 2-3
  14. Read "Erin Dickins: In Her Own Voice"
    443
    Published: 2011-12-20
    Interviews
    Erin Dickins: In Her Own Voice
  15. Read "Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On"
    7
    Published: 2013-03-08
    Interviews
    Dick Hyman: The Beat Goes On
  16. Read "Dr. Lonnie Smith: But Beautiful"
    7
    Published: 2012-10-22
    Interviews
    Dr. Lonnie Smith: But Beautiful
  17. Read "Pucho Brown: 'Soul Brother' Number One"
    931
    Published: 2004-10-12
    From the Inside Out
    Pucho Brown: 'Soul Brother' Number One
  18. Read "The Ultimate Blue Train"
    496
    Published: 1997-05-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    John Coltrane: The Ultimate Blue Train
  19. Read "You Must Believe in Spring"
    469
    Published: 2004-05-21
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Bill Evans: You Must Believe in Spring
  20. Read "Miles Davis: Year-Long Celebration of Five Decades and Many Miles"
    740
    Published: 2005-07-18
    From the Inside Out
    Miles Davis: Year-Long Celebration of Five Decades and Many Miles
  21. Read "Gene Deitch: The Pen Behind 'The Cat'"
    792
    Published: 2003-10-01
    Interviews
    Gene Deitch: The Pen Behind 'The Cat'
  22. Read "Clint Eastwood Presents: Tony Bennett - The Music Never Ends"
    797
    Published: 2008-04-11
    DVD/Film Reviews
    Clint Eastwood Presents: Tony Bennett - The Music Never Ends
  23. Read "Lee Rocker: Road Tested, American Made"
    561
    Published: 2006-04-10
    Interviews
    Lee Rocker: Road Tested, American Made
  24. Read "Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe"
    267
    Published: 2011-08-30
    Interviews
    Jimmy Scott: Across the Universe
  25. Read "TS Monk: His Father's Voice  Monk Quartet with Coltrane at Carnegie Hall, Part 1"
    547
    Published: 2005-09-26
    Interviews
    TS Monk: His Father's Voice Monk Quartet with Coltrane at Carnegie Hall, Part 1
  26. Read "Les McCann: Never Say No Again"
    58
    Published: 2015-06-02
    Interviews
    Les McCann: Never Say No Again
  27. Read "Diz'N'Bird at Carnegie Hall"
    359
    Published: 1997-08-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie: Diz'N'Bird at Carnegie Hall
  28. Read "Ubiquity Records: Fifteenth Anniversary"
    891
    Published: 2005-12-23
    Record Label Profiles
    Ubiquity Records: Fifteenth Anniversary
  29. Read "Detroit through New York to Berlin and Brazil: Music Beats Around the World"
    853
    Published: 2007-01-03
    From the Inside Out
    Detroit through New York to Berlin and Brazil: Music Beats Around the World
  30. Read "Nina Simone Speaks Like a River"
    705
    Published: 2006-01-31
    From the Inside Out
    Nina Simone Speaks Like a River
  31. Read "Ithamara Koorax: Celestial Elegance"
    11
    Published: 2012-09-24
    Interviews
    Ithamara Koorax: Celestial Elegance
  32. Read "Cover Art"
    5
    Published: 2013-04-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    NEXT Collective: Cover Art
  33. Read "Voices of Summer 2005"
    957
    Published: 2005-08-11
    From the Inside Out
    Voices of Summer 2005
  34. Read "Preludes and Postludes: The Complete Modern Jazz Quartet Prestige & Pablo Recordings"
    534
    Published: 2003-11-10
    From the Inside Out
    Preludes and Postludes: The Complete Modern Jazz Quartet Prestige & Pablo Recordings
  35. Read "Lift Every Voice"
    979
    Published: 2003-10-01
    From the Inside Out
    Lift Every Voice
  36. Read "Yusef Lateef's Secret Garden"
    11
    Published: 2013-12-24
    Interviews
    Yusef Lateef's Secret Garden
  37. Read "Postcards From Seven Summer Day Trips"
    613
    Published: 2004-09-13
    From the Inside Out
    Postcards From Seven Summer Day Trips
  38. Read "Club d'Elf: Mystery, Science, Theater"
    681
    Published: 2004-08-05
    From the Inside Out
    Club d'Elf: Mystery, Science, Theater
  39. Read "Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology"
    319
    Published: 2003-07-25
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jaco Pastorius: Punk Jazz: The Jaco Pastorius Anthology
  40. Read "George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection"
    49
    Published: 2012-04-08
    Multiple Reviews
    George Duke: The Complete 1970s Epic Albums Collection
  41. Read "40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too"
    605
    Published: 2010-11-28
    From the Inside Out
    40 Year Old Bitches, New MilesTones & Others, Too
  42. Read "Jazz Played for Lovers"
    798
    Published: 2006-02-14
    From the Inside Out
    Jazz Played for Lovers
  43. Read "Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings"
    498
    Published: 2010-07-28
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: The Complete Reprise Recordings
  44. Read "Remembering Michael: Help Me Sing It"
    790
    Published: 2009-06-29
    Opinion/Editorial
    Remembering Michael: Help Me Sing It
  45. Read "European Jazz, Electronic Beats, Worlds of Dub and a Sound Soul Orchestra"
    613
    Published: 2005-09-15
    From the Inside Out
    European Jazz, Electronic Beats, Worlds of Dub and a Sound Soul Orchestra
  46. Read "Chasin' Charlie's Ghost: Modern Guitar"
    664
    Published: 2006-10-04
    From the Inside Out
    Chasin' Charlie's Ghost: Modern Guitar
  47. Read "Pictures Without Borders"
    742
    Published: 2005-01-12
    From the Inside Out
    Pictures Without Borders
  48. Read "Fantasy Jazz, Volume 1"
    647
    Published: 2003-05-01
    Building a Jazz Library
    Fantasy Jazz, Volume 1
  49. Read "30th Anniversary of Wattstax on Special Edition DVD"
    650
    Published: 2004-10-05
    DVD/Film Reviews
    30th Anniversary of Wattstax on Special Edition DVD
  50. Read "Paradise in Brazil"
    821
    Published: 2003-03-18
    From the Inside Out
    Paradise in Brazil
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