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Articles by Paul Olson

  1. As Is ... Live at the Blue Note
    421
    Published: 2007-08-17
    Avishai Cohen
    As Is ... Live at the Blue Note
  2. Braggtown
    186
    Published: 2006-09-12
    Branford Marsalis Quartet
    Braggtown
  3. Artist in Residence
    237
    Published: 2006-09-11
    Jason Moran
    Artist in Residence
  4. It Takes Two!
    177
    Published: 2006-08-01
    Kenny Wheeler
    It Takes Two!
  5. Blues Cruise
    267
    Published: 2006-07-16
    Chris Cheek
    Blues Cruise
  6. My Ears Are Bent
    286
    Published: 2006-07-04
    Ted Reichman
    My Ears Are Bent
  7. Husky
    216
    Published: 2006-07-02
    Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet
    Husky
  8. The Clarinets
    215
    Published: 2006-06-19
    Anthony Burr / Oscar Noriega / Chris Speed
    The Clarinets
  9. Sauna: Um, Dois, Tres
    285
    Published: 2006-06-11
    Sao Paulo Underground
    Sauna: Um, Dois, Tres
  10. Locked in a Basement
    350
    Published: 2006-06-06
    Heernt
    Locked in a Basement
  11. Raw Materials
    485
    Published: 2006-06-01
    Vijay Iyer & Rudresh Mahanthappa
    Raw Materials
  12. Continuo
    445
    Published: 2006-05-31
    Avishai Cohen
    Continuo
  13. Meaning and Mystery
    498
    Published: 2006-04-10
    Dave Douglas
    Meaning and Mystery
  14. Soar
    388
    Published: 2006-04-04
    Donny McCaslin
    Soar
  15. Indigo4
    222
    Published: 2006-03-27
    Gianluca Petrella
    Indigo4
  16. Two Hours
    151
    Published: 2006-03-26
    Samo Salamon Quartet
    Two Hours
  17. In the Context of
    413
    Published: 2006-03-21
    Mike Reed
    In the Context of
  18. Freedance Live
    156
    Published: 2006-03-19
    Freedance
    Freedance Live
  19. Asking No Permission
    154
    Published: 2006-02-07
    Omer Avital Group
    Asking No Permission
  20. Copperopolis
    268
    Published: 2006-02-05
    Charlie Hunter Trio
    Copperopolis
  21. Underground
    238
    Published: 2006-01-24
    Chris Potter
    Underground
  22. Back in Time
    189
    Published: 2006-01-22
    Odyssey the Band
    Back in Time
  23. Levitation
    176
    Published: 2006-01-02
    Mark O'Leary
    Levitation
  24. No Soap Radio
    172
    Published: 2006-01-01
    Barry Romberg
    No Soap Radio
  25. Other Stories (Three Suites)
    248
    Published: 2005-11-13
    Taylor Ho Bynum & SpiderMonkey Strings
    Other Stories (Three Suites)
  26. Demian as Posthuman
    435
    Published: 2005-10-11
    Steve Lehman
    Demian as Posthuman
  27. Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis
    765
    Published: 2005-10-09
    Either/Orchestra
    Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis
  28. The Sameness of Difference
    281
    Published: 2005-10-08
    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
    The Sameness of Difference
  29. 8 Armed Monkey
    163
    Published: 2005-10-05
    KTU
    8 Armed Monkey
  30. Canvas
    192
    Published: 2005-10-03
    Robert Glasper
    Canvas
  31. Dachau
    232
    Published: 2005-09-28
    Michael Musillami Trio
    Dachau
  32. Cuts
    335
    Published: 2005-09-20
    Free Music Ensemble
    Cuts
  33. Without a Song: The 9/11 Concert
    512
    Published: 2005-09-07
    Sonny Rollins
    Without a Song: The 9/11 Concert
  34. It Is Written
    171
    Published: 2005-08-30
    Peter Apfelbaum & The New York Hieroglyphics
    It Is Written
  35. East/West
    198
    Published: 2005-08-24
    Bill Frisell
    East/West
  36. Going Dutch
    158
    Published: 2005-07-26
    Joris Teepe
    Going Dutch
  37. Saloua
    160
    Published: 2005-07-17
    Erik Truffaz
    Saloua
  38. Simulated Progress
    319
    Published: 2005-07-16
    Fieldwork
    Simulated Progress
  39. More Than Ever
    106
    Published: 2005-07-06
    Rosario Giuliani
    More Than Ever
  40. Gemini
    330
    Published: 2005-06-29
    Sean Jones
    Gemini
  41. Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul
    329
    Published: 2005-06-28
    Bill Charlap
    Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul
  42. 'S Wonderful
    259
    Published: 2005-06-26
    The Great Jazz Trio
    'S Wonderful
  43. Transparent Horizons
    227
    Published: 2005-06-17
    Stich Wynston's Modern Surfaces
    Transparent Horizons
  44. Flow
    359
    Published: 2005-06-06
    Terence Blanchard
    Flow
  45. Mingus Big Band: I Am Three
    603
    Published: 2005-06-06
    Mingus Big Band/Orchestra/Dynasty
    Mingus Big Band: I Am Three
  46. Village
    190
    Published: 2005-05-30
    3 Sisters
    Village
  47. At the Center
    122
    Published: 2005-05-27
    Meat Beat Manifesto
    At the Center
  48. Una Nave
    258
    Published: 2005-05-17
    Guillermo Klein
    Una Nave
  49. Reimagining
    473
    Published: 2005-05-16
    Vijay Iyer
    Reimagining
  50. Bem-Vinda Vontade
    204
    Published: 2005-05-15
    Mice Parade
    Bem-Vinda Vontade
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  1. Read "Paul Motian: There's a Million Songs Out There"
    1,272
    Published: 2011-11-22
    Interview
    Paul Motian: There's a Million Songs Out There
  2. Read "Nils Petter Molvaer: Skeletons, Samples and Fish Fillets"
    1,629
    Published: 2010-08-30
    Interview
    Nils Petter Molvaer: Skeletons, Samples and Fish Fillets
  3. Read "Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect"
    890
    Published: 2008-05-19
    Interview
    Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect
  4. Read "David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out"
    747
    Published: 2008-04-14
    Interview
    David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out
  5. Read "Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste"
    517
    Published: 2008-01-07
    Interview
    Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste
  6. Read "Chris Tarry: New Challenges, New Influences, New York"
    1,120
    Published: 2007-12-17
    Interview
    Chris Tarry: New Challenges, New Influences, New York
  7. Read "Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz"
    568
    Published: 2007-12-03
    Interview
    Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz
  8. Read "Robin Eubanks: Master Trombonist... and Would-Be Rock Guitarist?"
    1,101
    Published: 2007-11-12
    Interview
    Robin Eubanks: Master Trombonist... and Would-Be Rock Guitarist?
  9. Read "Jerry Granelli: Groovemaster or Destroyer?"
    1,287
    Published: 2007-10-22
    Interview
    Jerry Granelli: Groovemaster or Destroyer?
  10. Read "David Torn: A Lifetime of Improvisation in Non-Improvisational Settings"
    462
    Published: 2007-10-08
    Interview
    David Torn: A Lifetime of Improvisation in Non-Improvisational...
  11. Read "The Bad Plus: Drama, Joy, Humor, But Not Irony"
    1,298
    Published: 2007-09-17
    Interview
    The Bad Plus: Drama, Joy, Humor, But Not Irony
  12. Read "Vince Mendoza: Color, Counterpoint and Open Ears"
    1,120
    Published: 2007-09-10
    Interview
    Vince Mendoza: Color, Counterpoint and Open Ears
  13. Read "John Abercrombie: All About the Sound"
    1,136
    Published: 2007-08-06
    Interview
    John Abercrombie: All About the Sound
  14. Read "Anat Fort: Swimming in a Sea of Motian"
    337
    Published: 2007-07-23
    Interview
    Anat Fort: Swimming in a Sea of Motian
  15. Read "Dan Willis: No Longer a Divided Artist"
    321
    Published: 2007-07-09
    Interview
    Dan Willis: No Longer a Divided Artist
  16. Read "Samo Salamon: Melody, Heaviness and Maturity"
    323
    Published: 2007-06-25
    Interview
    Samo Salamon: Melody, Heaviness and Maturity
  17. Read "Nicole Mitchell: Flute, Healing and Wanting the Best"
    669
    Published: 2007-05-14
    Interview
    Nicole Mitchell: Flute, Healing and Wanting the Best
  18. Read "George Colligan: Variety, Presentation and Doing It Because It's Fun"
    414
    Published: 2007-05-07
    Interview
    George Colligan: Variety, Presentation and Doing It Because...
  19. Read "Rez Abbasi: Microtones, Fearlessness and the Fifteen-Step Process"
    288
    Published: 2007-04-16
    Interview
    Rez Abbasi: Microtones, Fearlessness and the Fifteen-Step...
  20. Read "John Ettinger: Broken Pedals and an Open Mind"
    209
    Published: 2007-03-06
    Interview
    John Ettinger: Broken Pedals and an Open Mind
  21. Read "Rob Reddy: The Fine Line Between Composition and Comfort"
    472
    Published: 2007-02-26
    Interview
    Rob Reddy: The Fine Line Between Composition and Comfort
  22. Read "Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic"
    769
    Published: 2007-02-19
    Interview
    Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic
  23. Read "Mark Feldman: His Own Music, His Own Sound, His Own Aesthetic"
    1,130
    Published: 2007-01-29
    Interview
    Mark Feldman: His Own Music, His Own Sound, His Own Aesthetic
  24. 317
    Published: 2007-01-01
    Best of / Year End
    Paul Olson's Best of 2006
  25. Read "Benevento/Russo Duo: Hero Rock, Mind-Reading and Constant Movement"
    926
    Published: 2006-11-27
    Interview
    Benevento/Russo Duo: Hero Rock, Mind-Reading and Constant...
  26. Read "Steven Bernstein: Proud Member of the Pre-Computer Absorption Generation"
    1,435
    Published: 2006-11-20
    Interview
    Steven Bernstein: Proud Member of the Pre-Computer Absorption...
  27. Read "Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About"
    933
    Published: 2006-10-16
    Interview
    Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About
  28. Read "Uri Caine: Transformation, Improvisation and Context"
    1,316
    Published: 2006-10-09
    Interview
    Uri Caine: Transformation, Improvisation and Context
  29. Read "David Binney: Airplanes, Cities, Moods and Vibes"
    919
    Published: 2006-09-04
    Interview
    David Binney: Airplanes, Cities, Moods and Vibes
  30. Read "Jack DeJohnette: Colors, Grooves, Golden Beams"
    1,127
    Published: 2006-08-14
    Interview
    Jack DeJohnette: Colors, Grooves, Golden Beams
  31. Read "Dave Rempis: Communication, Improvisation and No Screwing Around"
    1,512
    Published: 2006-08-07
    Interview
    Dave Rempis: Communication, Improvisation and No Screwing Around
  32. Read "Nik Bartsch: Commitment, Movement, and the Batman Spirit"
    1,194
    Published: 2006-07-24
    Interview
    Nik Bartsch: Commitment, Movement, and the Batman Spirit
  33. Read "Dom Minasi: Vampires, Chaos in Time, and Total Control"
    734
    Published: 2006-07-17
    Interview
    Dom Minasi: Vampires, Chaos in Time, and Total Control
  34. Read "Gene Ess: One Note Says It All"
    662
    Published: 2006-07-11
    Interview
    Gene Ess: One Note Says It All
  35. Read "Dave Douglas: Music, Commerce and Culture Wars"
    1,328
    Published: 2006-06-26
    Interview
    Dave Douglas: Music, Commerce and Culture Wars
  36. Read "Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit"
    1,138
    Published: 2006-05-29
    Interview
    Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit
  37. Read "Christian McBride Band at Chicago Symphony Center"
    496
    Published: 2006-05-18
    Live Reviews
    Christian McBride Band at Chicago Symphony Center
  38. Read "Erik Friedlander: Complexity, Simplicity and Arc"
    1,060
    Published: 2006-05-01
    Interview
    Erik Friedlander: Complexity, Simplicity and Arc
  39. Read "Chicago Underground Duo: Two Voices, One Sound"
    1,177
    Published: 2006-04-03
    Interview
    Chicago Underground Duo: Two Voices, One Sound
  40. 293
    Published: 2006-04-03
    Live Reviews
    Dave Holland at Chicago Symphony Center
  41. Read "Marc Ribot: That's the Way I View It From New York"
    2,310
    Published: 2006-03-27
    Interview
    Marc Ribot: That's the Way I View It From New York
  42. Read "Donald Fagen Band at the Chicago Theatre"
    427
    Published: 2006-03-22
    Live Reviews
    Donald Fagen Band at the Chicago Theatre
  43. Read "Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities"
    900
    Published: 2006-03-20
    Interview
    Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities
  44. Read "Andrew Hill: Time Lines and Full Circles"
    644
    Published: 2006-03-11
    Profiles
    Andrew Hill: Time Lines and Full Circles
  45. Read "Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle"
    1,116
    Published: 2006-02-27
    Interview
    Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle
  46. Read "Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion"
    1,458
    Published: 2006-02-06
    Interview
    Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion
  47. 334
    Published: 2006-02-04
    Live Reviews
    Wynton Marsalis/Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra at Chicago...
  48. 204
    Published: 2006-01-28
    Live Reviews
    Chicago Jazz Ensemble and Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts at...
  49. Read "Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist"
    1,589
    Published: 2006-01-23
    Interview
    Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist
  50. Read "Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street"
    924
    Published: 2006-01-09
    Interview
    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street
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  1. Read "Marc Ribot: That's the Way I View It From New York"
    2,310
    Published: 2006-03-27
    Interview
    Marc Ribot: That's the Way I View It From New York
  2. Read "Miles Davis: A Tribute to Jack Johnson"
    956
    Published: 2005-01-09
    Extended Analysis
    Miles Davis: Miles Davis: A Tribute to Jack Johnson
  3. Read "Paul Motian: There's a Million Songs Out There"
    1,272
    Published: 2011-11-22
    Interview
    Paul Motian: There's a Million Songs Out There
  4. Read "Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion"
    1,458
    Published: 2006-02-06
    Interview
    Ben Monder: Surprise from Cohesion
  5. Read "John Abercrombie: All About the Sound"
    1,136
    Published: 2007-08-06
    Interview
    John Abercrombie: All About the Sound
  6. Read "Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist"
    1,589
    Published: 2006-01-23
    Interview
    Tim Berne: Superstitious Pragmatist
  7. Read "Nils Petter Molvaer: Skeletons, Samples and Fish Fillets"
    1,629
    Published: 2010-08-30
    Interview
    Nils Petter Molvaer: Skeletons, Samples and Fish Fillets
  8. Read "Dave Douglas: Music, Commerce and Culture Wars"
    1,328
    Published: 2006-06-26
    Interview
    Dave Douglas: Music, Commerce and Culture Wars
  9. Read "The Bad Plus: Drama, Joy, Humor, But Not Irony"
    1,298
    Published: 2007-09-17
    Interview
    The Bad Plus: Drama, Joy, Humor, But Not Irony
  10. Read "Chicago Underground Duo: Two Voices, One Sound"
    1,177
    Published: 2006-04-03
    Interview
    Chicago Underground Duo: Two Voices, One Sound
  11. Read "Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle"
    1,116
    Published: 2006-02-27
    Interview
    Andrew Hill: Coming Back Full Circle
  12. Read "Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About"
    933
    Published: 2006-10-16
    Interview
    Skerik: Concept is All Anyone Cares About
  13. Read "Jerry Granelli: Groovemaster or Destroyer?"
    1,287
    Published: 2007-10-22
    Interview
    Jerry Granelli: Groovemaster or Destroyer?
  14. Read "Vince Mendoza: Color, Counterpoint and Open Ears"
    1,120
    Published: 2007-09-10
    Interview
    Vince Mendoza: Color, Counterpoint and Open Ears
  15. Read "Dave Rempis: Communication, Improvisation and No Screwing Around"
    1,512
    Published: 2006-08-07
    Interview
    Dave Rempis: Communication, Improvisation and No Screwing Around
  16. Read "Uri Caine: Transformation, Improvisation and Context"
    1,316
    Published: 2006-10-09
    Interview
    Uri Caine: Transformation, Improvisation and Context
  17. Read "Jack Dangers: The Mind of Meat Beat Manifesto"
    1,170
    Published: 2005-10-24
    Interview
    Jack Dangers: The Mind of Meat Beat Manifesto
  18. Read "James Blood Ulmer: There is Another Place to Go"
    952
    Published: 2005-08-09
    Interview
    James Blood Ulmer: There is Another Place to Go
  19. Read "Sue Mingus:
    1,456
    Published: 2005-07-12
    Interview
    Sue Mingus: "First and Foremost a Composer"
  20. Read "Mark Feldman: His Own Music, His Own Sound, His Own Aesthetic"
    1,130
    Published: 2007-01-29
    Interview
    Mark Feldman: His Own Music, His Own Sound, His Own Aesthetic
  21. Read "Erik Friedlander: Complexity, Simplicity and Arc"
    1,060
    Published: 2006-05-01
    Interview
    Erik Friedlander: Complexity, Simplicity and Arc
  22. Read "Steven Bernstein: Proud Member of the Pre-Computer Absorption Generation"
    1,435
    Published: 2006-11-20
    Interview
    Steven Bernstein: Proud Member of the Pre-Computer Absorption Generation
  23. Read "Wallace Roney: Fulfilling the Promise"
    914
    Published: 2005-11-28
    Interview
    Wallace Roney: Fulfilling the Promise
  24. Read "Robin Eubanks: Master Trombonist... and Would-Be Rock Guitarist?"
    1,101
    Published: 2007-11-12
    Interview
    Robin Eubanks: Master Trombonist... and Would-Be Rock Guitarist?
  25. Read "Chris Tarry: New Challenges, New Influences, New York"
    1,120
    Published: 2007-12-17
    Interview
    Chris Tarry: New Challenges, New Influences, New York
  26. Read "Vijay Iyer, Part 1-2"
    1,239
    Published: 2005-06-02
    Interview
    Vijay Iyer, Part 1-2
  27. Read "Jack DeJohnette: Colors, Grooves, Golden Beams"
    1,127
    Published: 2006-08-14
    Interview
    Jack DeJohnette: Colors, Grooves, Golden Beams
  28. Read "Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street"
    924
    Published: 2006-01-09
    Interview
    Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey: Three-Way Street
  29. Read "Charlie Hunter: Living the Music"
    915
    Published: 2005-09-26
    Interview
    Charlie Hunter: Living the Music
  30. Read "Charlie Peacock: Accepting the Gift of Freedom"
    809
    Published: 2005-12-26
    Interview
    Charlie Peacock: Accepting the Gift of Freedom
  31. Read "David Binney: Airplanes, Cities, Moods and Vibes"
    919
    Published: 2006-09-04
    Interview
    David Binney: Airplanes, Cities, Moods and Vibes
  32. Read "Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect"
    890
    Published: 2008-05-19
    Interview
    Joe Fonda: Rhythmic Architect
  33. Read "Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz"
    568
    Published: 2007-12-03
    Interview
    Eberhard Weber: Please Don't Play Jazz
  34. Read "Drew Gress: Where My Ear Leads Me"
    925
    Published: 2005-07-22
    Interview
    Drew Gress: Where My Ear Leads Me
  35. Read "Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities"
    900
    Published: 2006-03-20
    Interview
    Clogs: Opening Up the Possibilities
  36. Read "Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit"
    1,138
    Published: 2006-05-29
    Interview
    Donny McCaslin: Close to the Spirit
  37. Read "Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste"
    517
    Published: 2008-01-07
    Interview
    Miroslav Vitous: It Comes Down to Taste
  38. Read "Cuong Vu: More Power in a Collective"
    886
    Published: 2005-09-05
    Interview
    Cuong Vu: More Power in a Collective
  39. Read "Nik Bartsch: Commitment, Movement, and the Batman Spirit"
    1,194
    Published: 2006-07-24
    Interview
    Nik Bartsch: Commitment, Movement, and the Batman Spirit
  40. Read "David Torn: A Lifetime of Improvisation in Non-Improvisational Settings"
    462
    Published: 2007-10-08
    Interview
    David Torn: A Lifetime of Improvisation in Non-Improvisational Settings
  41. Read "Russ Johnson: Working on the Tightrope"
    1,420
    Published: 2005-08-22
    Interview
    Russ Johnson: Working on the Tightrope
  42. Read "Benevento/Russo Duo: Hero Rock, Mind-Reading and Constant Movement"
    926
    Published: 2006-11-27
    Interview
    Benevento/Russo Duo: Hero Rock, Mind-Reading and Constant Movement
  43. Read "Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic"
    769
    Published: 2007-02-19
    Interview
    Don Byron: Moving Towards the Idiomatic
  44. Read "David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out"
    747
    Published: 2008-04-14
    Interview
    David Witham: A Sideman Steps Out
  45. Read "Greg Burk: Everyone Should Be Present"
    728
    Published: 2005-11-14
    Interview
    Greg Burk: Everyone Should Be Present
  46. Read "Eddie Green: Shades of Green"
    747
    Published: 2004-12-10
    Extended Analysis
    Eddie Green: Eddie Green: Shades of Green
  47. Read "Dom Minasi: Vampires, Chaos in Time, and Total Control"
    734
    Published: 2006-07-17
    Interview
    Dom Minasi: Vampires, Chaos in Time, and Total Control
  48. Read "Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis"
    765
    Published: 2005-10-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Either/Orchestra: Ethiopiques 20: Live in Addis
  49. Read "Merle Haggard: That Blue Flame"
    269
    Published: 2005-04-02
    Interview
    Merle Haggard: That Blue Flame
  50. Read "Drums of Death"
    400
    Published: 2005-04-19
    CD/LP/Track Review
    DJ Spooky vs Dave Lombardo: Drums of Death