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Could We Be More

Kokoroko
2022-08-08
7

The End And The Beginning

RedGreenBlue
2022-08-07
7

Live Europe 1960 Revisited

Miles Davis Quintet
2022-08-05
4

Fleeting Future

Akusmi
2022-07-27
11

Longing For The Dawn

Mysteries Of The Revolution
2022-07-21
3

Jazz Is Dead 13

Katalyst
2022-07-19
2

Duo

Eyal Netzer & Oded Geizhals
2022-07-18
5

Fragment

John Taylor Sextet
2022-07-12
5

Horizons

Jasmine Myra
2022-07-08
8

Freedom: Celebrating The Music Of Pharoah Sanders

Mark de Clive-Lowe & Friends
2022-07-07
13

Blue Haven

Atlanticus
2022-07-05
5

Elastic Wave

Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity
2022-07-01
8

Growing Roots

Betty Accorsi Quartet
2022-06-30
10

At Slugs’ Saloon 1966 Revisited

Albert Ayler Quintet
2022-06-29
6

Not Your Muse

Celeste
2022-06-27
4

Soothsayers Meets Victor Rice & Friends

Soothsayers
2022-06-25
5

Group Theory: Black Music

Tumi Mogorosi
2022-06-24
7

Ugqozi

The Paxton / Spangler Septet
2022-06-17
8

Let Sound Tell All

Julius Rodriguez
2022-06-16
5

First Home

TC & The Groove Family
2022-06-09
5

Made By Human Hands

Grand Union Orchestra
2022-06-03
6

Symphonic Tone Poem For Brother Yusef

Bennie Maupin & Adam Rudolph
2022-05-31
7

Deeper Roots

Roots
2022-05-29
6

Zodiac

Barney Wilen
2022-05-28
6

Beyond

I Am
2022-05-27
8

Many Faces

Justin Thurgur
2022-05-26
4

Afrikan Culture

Shabaka
2022-05-25
6

Favorites Revisited

John Coltrane
2022-05-19
11

Isabela

Oded Tzur
2022-05-18
21

Incantation

Emma Rawicz
2022-05-14
6

In The Spirit Of Ntu

Nduduzo Makhathini
2022-05-13
10

Wind Rose

Majamisty Trio
2022-05-10
15

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (Deluxe Edition)

Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers
2022-05-09
8

Flock

Flock
2022-05-07
5

Luma

Emily Francis Trio
2022-04-28
5

The Parable Of The Poet

Joel Ross
2022-04-22
9

Revelations

Albert Ayler
2022-04-18
10

Live In Paris

Chet Baker Trio
2022-04-17
12

Bells On Sand

Gerald Clayton
2022-04-09
12

Mingus Three (Deluxe Edition)

Charles Mingus
2022-04-08
6

Back To Back

Artie Zaitz & Mark Kavuma featuring William Cleasby
2022-04-06
7

Legacy

Kinetika Bloco
2022-04-03
6

Nothing Is...Completed & Revisited

Sun Ra Arkestra
2022-03-31
2

Live At Fabrik

McCoy Tyner / Freddie Hubbard Quartet
2022-03-27
7

12 Stars

Melissa Aldana
2022-03-24
14

This Is Not About You

Johan Lindvall Trio
2022-03-20
6

In Common III

Walter Smith III & Matthew Stevens
2022-03-17
6

Life Time & Spring Revisited

Anthony Williams
2022-03-15
6

You Never Know

Club D'Elf
2022-03-07
10
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Meeco: Keeping It Real

Interview | 2022-07-11
28

The Blue Notes: Refugees From Race Hate

Multiple Reviews | 2022-05-26
15

From George Coleman to Meeco: Ten Overlooked Classics

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-05-10
27

Miles Davis & Don Cherry: Which One Is The Grifter?

Multiple Reviews | 2022-04-25
52

Township Jazz: A Riot Busting Out

Multiple Reviews | 2022-04-22
9

Township Jazz: Unlocking The Vaults

Multiple Reviews | 2022-04-08
10

Sonny Rollins: Ten Colossal Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-04-06
26

The South African Jazz Real Book Vol. 1

Book Review | 2022-03-10
6

Sun Ra: Ten Great AfroFuturist Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-02-22
19

Joe Henderson, Bill Evans, Jim Hall: Buried Treasure from...

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-02-09
19

George Coleman: An Alternative Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2022-01-06
24

Miles Davis: The Real Second Great Quintet

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-12-13
34

Hard Bop: Ten Essential Live Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-12-02
45

Wayne Shorter: An Essential Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-09-08
45

Fire Music: The Story of Free Jazz

Film Review | 2021-09-07
21

Charlie Parker: Remastered Highlights From His Peak Years

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-08-09
24

Charles Mingus: An Essential Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-07-26
63

Nathaniel Cross: Deep Vibrations

Interview | 2021-06-28
16

John Coltrane: Top Ten Live Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-05-13
39

Giant Steps: Diverse Journeys in British Jazz

Book Review | 2021-05-10
8

Shabaka Hutchings: Black to the Future

Interview | 2021-05-06
44

Jazz in Britain: The Back Story

Multiple Reviews | 2021-04-25
17

John Coltrane: An Alternative Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-04-08
66

Eddie Sauter: A Wider Focus

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-03-22
21

Saxophone Colossi: An Alternative Top Ten Banging Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-02-18
46

Brian Jackson: Winter In America Pt. 2

Interview | 2021-02-09
59

Guitar Gods & Goddesses: An Alternative Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-02-04
78

Ten Tiptop Albums Which Include Thelonious Monk & Denzil...

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-01-12
12

Alex Clarke: She Does It Her Way

Interview | 2021-01-06
17

Thelonious Monk: An Alternative Top Ten Albums Of Deep And...

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-12-23
49

Chris May’s Best Releases Of 2020

Year in Review | 2020-12-07
38

Yusef Lateef: An Alternative Top Ten Albums Blowing Cultural...

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-11-18
40

Matthew Halsall: A New Dawn

Interview | 2020-11-16
25

Ennio Morricone: Fabled Hoard Of 1970s Library Music Reissued

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-10-23
14

Chet Baker: An Alternative Top Ten Albums To Get Lost In

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-10-06
36

CTI Records: Ten Tasty Albums With No Added Sugar (Almost)

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-09-21
37

Charlie Parker: Ten High Flying Albums Of Paradigm Shifting...

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-09-09
21

Makaya McCraven: Cross Border Traffic

Interview | 2020-09-03
24

Muse Records: Ten Smoking Hot Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-08-26
30

Blue Note Records: Lost In Space: 20 Overlooked Classic Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-07-29
40



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Various Artists: Africa: 50 Years of Music - 50 Years of Independence

Extended Analysis | 2010-08-20
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Ray Charles: Ray Charles: Original Album Series

Extended Analysis | 2010-03-29
987

Compilations: Doing The Right Thing

African Jazz | 2010-12-05
661

Tony Allen: Secret Agent

African Jazz | 2009-05-25
901

Dave Brubeck Quartet: Time Out

Reassessing | 2011-12-15
146

Sons of Kemet: Your Queen Is A Reptile

Album Review | 2018-02-21
24

John Coltrane: John Coltrane: Side Steps

Extended Analysis | 2009-10-16
732

Max Roach: We Insist! Freedom Now Suite

Album Review | 2007-10-08
605

Grant Green: Grant Green: Idle Moments

Extended Analysis | 2008-07-04
442

The Rail Band: Belle Epoque Vol. 3 - Dioba

African Jazz | 2009-04-09
781

Part 21 - Final Fela Kuti Masterpieces Reissued

Afrobeat Diaries | 2011-03-12
190

Christian Scott: Yesterday You Said Tomorrow

Album Review | 2010-01-25
577

Christian Scott: Christian Scott: aTunde Adjuah

Extended Analysis | 2012-06-11
29

Antonio Carlos Jobim: Wave

Reassessing | 2011-12-08
157

Joshua Redman: Compass

Album Review | 2009-01-05
426

Yazz Ahmed: La Saboteuse

Album Review | 2018-02-20
15

Part 24 - Ghariokwu Lemi: Fela Kuti And Me

Afrobeat Diaries | 2011-07-09
303

Various Artists: Rocksteady: The Roots Of Reggae

Album Review | 2009-10-01
430

Sun Ra: Exotica

Album Review | 2018-03-19
14

Pharoah Sanders: Pharoah Sanders: Tauhid

Extended Analysis | 2008-07-01
638

Hear Me Talkin' to Ya: Jazz Aphorisms

Just For Fun | 2011-12-23
157

Charlie Haden Quartet West: Sophisticated Ladies

Album Review | 2010-11-30
219

John Coltrane: John Coltrane: The Impulse! Albums - Volume Three

Extended Analysis | 2009-01-21
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John Coltrane: An Alternative Top Ten Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2021-04-08
66

Toshio Matsuura Group: Loveplaydance: 8 Scenes From The Floor

Album Review | 2018-03-28
11

Wes Montgomery: The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery

Album Review | 2008-10-25
427

Storyville Records: A Treasure Trove of Swinging Jazz

Record Label Profile | 2010-12-22
642

Alice Coltrane: The Flowering of Astral Jazz

Multiple Reviews | 2011-10-27
162

Thelonious Monk: Mønk

Album Review | 2018-09-20
12

John Coltrane: Kulu Sé Mama

Reassessing | 2011-11-30
193

Getatchew Mekurya: Getatchew Mekurya: Negus Of Ethiopian Sax

Extended Analysis | 2007-09-28
505

Ingrid Laubrock: Playing with the Future

Interview | 2005-08-15
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Blue Note Records: Lost In Space: 20 Overlooked Classic Albums

Building a Jazz Library | 2020-07-29
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Ahmad Jamal: Ahmad Jamal: Blue Moon

Extended Analysis | 2012-01-31
123

John Coltrane: My Favorite Things: Coltrane Live At Newport

Album Review | 2007-08-16
646

Various Artists: We Out Here

Album Review | 2018-02-24
13

Jazz Musicians with Eccentricities

Profile | 2012-04-01
100

Stan Getz: Stan Getz Quintette: Jazz At Storyville

Extended Analysis | 2011-02-25
280

Charles Mingus: Jazz In Detroit / Strata Concert Gallery / 46 Selden

Album Review | 2018-10-22
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Polar Bear: Held On The Tips Of Fingers

Album Review | 2005-03-24
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