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Articles by Donald Elfman

  1. The Octave Tunes
    186
    Published: 2010-06-06
    Carol Sudhalter
    The Octave Tunes
  2. Three Worlds
    304
    Published: 2009-11-12
    James Weidman
    Three Worlds
  3. Urban Myths
    223
    Published: 2009-07-08
    Joel Harrison
    Urban Myths
  4. Why Fight the Feeling?
    234
    Published: 2009-07-07
    Rebecca Kilgore / Dave Frishberg
    Why Fight the Feeling?
  5. A Quiet Thing
    352
    Published: 2009-05-30
    Lisa Sokolov
    A Quiet Thing
  6. Mosaic
    172
    Published: 2009-05-11
    Kendra Shank Quartet
    Mosaic
  7. Live at Jazz Standard Volume Two
    289
    Published: 2008-12-18
    Dena DeRose
    Live at Jazz Standard Volume Two
  8. Make Someone Happy
    255
    Published: 2008-09-07
    Sophie Milman
    Make Someone Happy
  9. The Wheel
    191
    Published: 2008-07-13
    Joel Harrison
    The Wheel
  10. Avant Gardeners
    187
    Published: 2008-07-10
    Pam and Gary Windo
    Avant Gardeners
  11. Optimism
    261
    Published: 2008-05-06
    Jaleel Shaw
    Optimism
  12. Invitation
    208
    Published: 2008-03-09
    Bruce Eskovitz Jazz Orchestra
    Invitation
  13. Live at The Jazz Standard, Volume One
    170
    Published: 2008-02-11
    Dena DeRose
    Live at The Jazz Standard, Volume One
  14. Rhythm and Transformation
    127
    Published: 2008-02-10
    Tim Armacost
    Rhythm and Transformation
  15. At Home
    201
    Published: 2008-01-15
    Slow Poke
    At Home
  16. A Morning in Paris
    294
    Published: 2008-01-10
    Sathima Bea Benjamin
    A Morning in Paris
  17. Get Ready
    406
    Published: 2008-01-09
    Carl Allen / Rodney Whitaker
    Get Ready
  18. Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)
    107
    Published: 2008-01-08
    Manhattan New Music Project
    Jazz Cycles (The Music of Paul Nash)
  19. Crying and Laughing
    245
    Published: 2007-12-07
    Joel Newton Situation
    Crying and Laughing
  20. You Don't Know Me
    158
    Published: 2007-11-09
    Rebecca Parris
    You Don't Know Me
  21. The Book of the Storm
    131
    Published: 2007-11-05
    Rob Reddy's Small Town
    The Book of the Storm
  22. unsettled on an old sense of place
    125
    Published: 2007-11-04
    Gustavo Aguilar
    unsettled on an old sense of place
  23. Afro Indian Blues
    366
    Published: 2007-09-06
    Jim Pepper / Amina Claudine Myers / Anthony Cox / Leopoldo Fleming
    Afro Indian Blues
  24. Grides
    125
    Published: 2007-08-02
    Soft Machine
    Grides
  25. Vision of Love
    327
    Published: 2007-07-14
    Christine Capdeville
    Vision of Love
  26. Live
    174
    Published: 2007-06-16
    Lynne Arriale Trio
    Live
  27. Harbor
    163
    Published: 2007-06-09
    Joel Harrison
    Harbor
  28. Tigra Negra
    238
    Published: 2007-05-12
    Pierre Dorge and the New Jungle Orchestra
    Tigra Negra
  29. Soho
    129
    Published: 2007-04-25
    Yves Leveille
    Soho
  30. 900 Miles
    143
    Published: 2007-04-14
    Bethany and Rufus
    900 Miles
  31. The Inside Out
    284
    Published: 2007-03-28
    Michele Rosewoman
    The Inside Out
  32. 11:11
    115
    Published: 2007-03-19
    Big Neighborhood
    11:11
  33. Which Way Now
    142
    Published: 2007-03-16
    Harry Miller
    Which Way Now
  34. A Reason for Being Alone
    188
    Published: 2007-03-15
    Alex Levin
    A Reason for Being Alone
  35. Some Trees
    234
    Published: 2007-03-10
    Daniel Levin
    Some Trees
  36. Rosetta
    108
    Published: 2007-03-09
    Stephan Crump
    Rosetta
  37. Geographia
    174
    Published: 2007-01-18
    Dennis Gonzalez / Yells at Eels
    Geographia
  38. Atomic Clock
    272
    Published: 2006-12-11
    Mark Helias
    Atomic Clock
  39. Gone with the Wind
    388
    Published: 2006-11-11
    WeiSheng Lin
    Gone with the Wind
  40. Live at Cafe Loup
    106
    Published: 2006-11-10
    Bob Kindred
    Live at Cafe Loup
  41. Helenistique
    198
    Published: 2006-11-03
    Helen Sung
    Helenistique
  42. Floriculture
    115
    Published: 2006-07-02
    Carl Maguire
    Floriculture
  43. Time and Imaginary Time
    230
    Published: 2006-06-15
    Andrew Bishop
    Time and Imaginary Time
  44. The Coalition of the Willing
    138
    Published: 2006-05-11
    Bobby Previte
    The Coalition of the Willing
  45. Persiflage
    159
    Published: 2006-03-01
    Matt Steckler
    Persiflage
  46. Good Time Blues
    467
    Published: 2005-10-03
    Count Basie
    Good Time Blues
  47. Quiet Now
    145
    Published: 2005-09-17
    Gene Bertoncini
    Quiet Now
  48. Charlie Shavers: Complete Recordings
    561
    Published: 2005-09-16
    Charlie Shavers
    Charlie Shavers: Complete Recordings
  49. Place & Time
    246
    Published: 2005-09-16
    Anat Cohen
    Place & Time
  50. Untold Stories
    159
    Published: 2005-09-14
    Dave Allen
    Untold Stories
Read more album reviews by Donald Elfman
  1. Read "Eddie Gomez: The Playing is Free"
    773
    Published: 2010-05-20
    Interview
    Eddie Gomez: The Playing is Free
  2. 459
    Published: 2010-04-09
    Record Label Profiles
    Uptown Records
  3. 384
    Published: 2010-04-03
    Multiple Reviews
    Gershwin Two-fer: Bohuslan Big Band & Scottish National Jazz...
  4. 494
    Published: 2010-03-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Accordion Three-Fer: Triphilia; Nice Guy Trio & Will Holshouser
  5. Read "Ron McClure: Lookout Farms and New Moons"
    801
    Published: 2010-02-11
    Interview
    Ron McClure: Lookout Farms and New Moons
  6. 314
    Published: 2010-01-16
    Multiple Reviews
    Piano/Bass Four-Fer
  7. Read "Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times"
    500
    Published: 2009-08-02
    Multiple Reviews
    Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times
  8. 554
    Published: 2009-07-12
    Record Label Profiles
    Enja Records
  9. 545
    Published: 2009-05-29
    Record Label Profiles
    Posi-Tone Records
  10. 184
    Published: 2009-04-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Globe Unity: Israel
  11. Read "Piano Three-Fer: Michael Wolff, Steve Blanco & Landon Knoblock"
    319
    Published: 2009-03-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Piano Three-Fer: Michael Wolff, Steve Blanco & Landon Knoblock
  12. Read "Chico Hamilton: Joyous Shout"
    532
    Published: 2009-03-01
    Profiles
    Chico Hamilton: Joyous Shout
  13. 344
    Published: 2009-01-20
    Record Label Profiles
    Pirouet Records
  14. Read "Organ Triple: Organ-X, Unitrio & Brian Charette"
    489
    Published: 2009-01-10
    Multiple Reviews
    Organ Triple: Organ-X, Unitrio & Brian Charette
  15. 295
    Published: 2008-12-11
    Live Reviews
    Tampere Jazz Happening 2008
  16. Read "Indian Jazz: Deepak Ram, Neil Welch and Rudresh Mahanthappa"
    350
    Published: 2008-12-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Indian Jazz: Deepak Ram, Neil Welch and Rudresh Mahanthappa
  17. Read "Violin Quintet: Szilard  Mezei, Return of the New Thing, Mark O'Leary, Gregor Huebner and Jeff Gauthier"
    256
    Published: 2008-08-13
    Multiple Reviews
    Violin Quintet: Szilard Mezei, Return of the New Thing, Mark...
  18. 609
    Published: 2008-06-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Accordion Three-Fer: Angelo Debarre/Ludovic Beier: Lola de...
  19. Read "Brooklyn Jazz Underground: Puzzles & Best of the West and Many Places"
    175
    Published: 2008-05-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Brooklyn Jazz Underground: Puzzles & Best of the West and Many...
  20. Read "Drew Gress: The Irrational Numbers & Real and Imagines"
    203
    Published: 2008-04-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Drew Gress: The Irrational Numbers & Real and Imagines
  21. 119
    Published: 2008-03-17
    Multiple Reviews
    Cellos: Erik Friedlander & Rufus Cappadocia
  22. Read "Bennie Wallace: Disorder at the Border"
    533
    Published: 2008-01-02
    Interview
    Bennie Wallace: Disorder at the Border
  23. 251
    Published: 2007-12-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: Andy Laverne, Peter Zak, Michel Petrucciani, Joe...
  24. Read "Larry Willis: Blue Fable and Alter Ego"
    440
    Published: 2007-10-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Larry Willis: Blue Fable and Alter Ego
  25. 148
    Published: 2007-10-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Monk Moods: Monk Abstractions, Plays Monk, Play Monk & Live 2007
  26. 281
    Published: 2007-06-02
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: Greg Burk, Dave Frank, Peter Madsen, Joel Futterman
  27. 188
    Published: 2007-05-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Yves Leveille, Marco Pereira and Christine Jensen: Soho,...
  28. Read "Pierre D"
    775
    Published: 2007-04-20
    Profiles
    Pierre D
  29. Read "Loren Stillman: The Brothers' Breakfast; Trio Alto Volume One"
    213
    Published: 2007-04-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Loren Stillman: The Brothers' Breakfast; Trio Alto Volume One
  30. Read "Chris Cheek: Coral; Orquestra Jazz do Matinhos Invites Chris Cheek"
    165
    Published: 2007-04-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Chris Cheek: Coral; Orquestra Jazz do Matinhos Invites Chris...
  31. 185
    Published: 2007-03-03
    Multiple Reviews
    Trumpet two-Fer
  32. 459
    Published: 2007-01-15
    Record Label Profiles
    CAMJazz
  33. 235
    Published: 2007-01-13
    Multiple Reviews
    Seth Meicht: Trio & Illumine
  34. 156
    Published: 2006-11-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: Jessica Williams; Milcho Leview; Russ Lossing
  35. Read "Marty Grosz: And His Hot Combinations & Chasin' the Spots"
    224
    Published: 2006-11-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Marty Grosz: And His Hot Combinations & Chasin' the Spots
  36. 496
    Published: 2006-10-13
    Record Label Profiles
    Mighty Quinn Records
  37. 139
    Published: 2006-08-05
    Multiple Reviews
    Piano Trios: Promise,The Thang & Bruxin'
  38. Read "Chico Hamilton: Believe, 6th Avenue Romp & Heritage"
    357
    Published: 2006-08-05
    Multiple Reviews
    Chico Hamilton: Believe, 6th Avenue Romp & Heritage
  39. 175
    Published: 2006-07-15
    Multiple Reviews
    Organ-ized: It's Magic, Blues for C & Jungle Soul
  40. 153
    Published: 2006-05-29
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: All That Is Tied, Time Zones, Seventeen Pieces, One
  41. 300
    Published: 2006-05-29
    Multiple Reviews
    Beats and the Boppers: Playing The Word and A Few Incidences
  42. 149
    Published: 2006-05-28
    Multiple Reviews
    George Haslam: 2002 003 04 and Cool Moon
  43. 129
    Published: 2006-05-28
    Multiple Reviews
    Louie Records: swingd and time share
  44. Read "Tubby Hayes: Commonwealth Blues and Addictive Tendencies"
    198
    Published: 2006-05-28
    Multiple Reviews
    Tubby Hayes: Commonwealth Blues and Addictive Tendencies
  45. 260
    Published: 2006-04-25
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: From My Field; Solotude
  46. Read "Enrico Rava: Easy Living; Tati; La Dolce Vita; Full of Life"
    266
    Published: 2006-04-19
    Multiple Reviews
    Enrico Rava: Easy Living; Tati; La Dolce Vita; Full of Life
  47. Read "Milt Jackson: Things are Getting Better; Bags Meets Wes"
    390
    Published: 2005-10-21
    Multiple Reviews
    Milt Jackson: Things are Getting Better; Bags Meets Wes
  48. 188
    Published: 2005-10-09
    Multiple Reviews
    Ximo Tebar: Goes Blue; Lou Donaldson: Say It Loud!
  49. Read "Roz Corral: Telling Tales; Rene Marie: Serene Renegade"
    114
    Published: 2005-10-09
    Multiple Reviews
    Roz Corral: Telling Tales; Rene Marie: Serene Renegade
  50. Read "Dave Liebman: Picture Show / Different but the Same"
    338
    Published: 2005-10-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Dave Liebman: Picture Show / Different but the Same
Read more articles by Donald Elfman

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  1. Read "Eddie Gomez: The Playing is Free"
    773
    Published: 2010-05-20
    Interview
    Eddie Gomez: The Playing is Free
  2. Read "Charlie Shavers: Complete Recordings"
    561
    Published: 2005-09-16
    Extended Analysis
    Charlie Shavers: Charlie Shavers: Complete Recordings
  3. 554
    Published: 2009-07-12
    Record Label Profiles
    Enja Records
  4. Read "Ron McClure: Lookout Farms and New Moons"
    801
    Published: 2010-02-11
    Interview
    Ron McClure: Lookout Farms and New Moons
  5. Read "Optimism"
    261
    Published: 2008-05-06
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jaleel Shaw: Optimism
  6. 330
    Published: 2005-05-13
    Multiple Reviews
    Rich Perry & Harold Danko: East of the Sun & Trilix
  7. 459
    Published: 2010-04-09
    Record Label Profiles
    Uptown Records
  8. Read "Bennie Wallace: Disorder at the Border"
    533
    Published: 2008-01-02
    Interview
    Bennie Wallace: Disorder at the Border
  9. 545
    Published: 2009-05-29
    Record Label Profiles
    Posi-Tone Records
  10. Read "Good Time Blues"
    467
    Published: 2005-10-03
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Count Basie: Good Time Blues
  11. Read "Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times"
    500
    Published: 2009-08-02
    Multiple Reviews
    Sean Jones: The Search Within, Dedicated & Modern Times
  12. Read "Pierre D"
    775
    Published: 2007-04-20
    Profiles
    Pierre D
  13. Read "Tender Moments"
    485
    Published: 2005-05-18
    CD/LP/Track Review
    McCoy Tyner: Tender Moments
  14. 609
    Published: 2008-06-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Accordion Three-Fer: Angelo Debarre/Ludovic Beier: Lola de Valence; Richard Galliano
  15. Read "Chico Hamilton: Joyous Shout"
    532
    Published: 2009-03-01
    Profiles
    Chico Hamilton: Joyous Shout
  16. Read "Larry Willis: Blue Fable and Alter Ego"
    440
    Published: 2007-10-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Larry Willis: Blue Fable and Alter Ego
  17. Read "Place & Time"
    246
    Published: 2005-09-16
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Anat Cohen: Place & Time
  18. 459
    Published: 2007-01-15
    Record Label Profiles
    CAMJazz
  19. Read "Milt Jackson: Things are Getting Better; Bags Meets Wes"
    390
    Published: 2005-10-21
    Multiple Reviews
    Milt Jackson: Things are Getting Better; Bags Meets Wes
  20. Read "A Morning in Paris"
    294
    Published: 2008-01-10
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Sathima Bea Benjamin: A Morning in Paris
  21. Read "Tubby Hayes: Commonwealth Blues and Addictive Tendencies"
    198
    Published: 2006-05-28
    Multiple Reviews
    Tubby Hayes: Commonwealth Blues and Addictive Tendencies
  22. Read "Indian Jazz: Deepak Ram, Neil Welch and Rudresh Mahanthappa"
    350
    Published: 2008-12-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Indian Jazz: Deepak Ram, Neil Welch and Rudresh Mahanthappa
  23. 494
    Published: 2010-03-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Accordion Three-Fer: Triphilia; Nice Guy Trio & Will Holshouser
  24. 384
    Published: 2010-04-03
    Multiple Reviews
    Gershwin Two-fer: Bohuslan Big Band & Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
  25. Read "Enrico Rava: Easy Living; Tati; La Dolce Vita; Full of Life"
    266
    Published: 2006-04-19
    Multiple Reviews
    Enrico Rava: Easy Living; Tati; La Dolce Vita; Full of Life
  26. 496
    Published: 2006-10-13
    Record Label Profiles
    Mighty Quinn Records
  27. Read "Chico Hamilton: Believe, 6th Avenue Romp & Heritage"
    357
    Published: 2006-08-05
    Multiple Reviews
    Chico Hamilton: Believe, 6th Avenue Romp & Heritage
  28. Read "Time and Imaginary Time"
    230
    Published: 2006-06-15
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Andrew Bishop: Time and Imaginary Time
  29. Read "Afro Indian Blues"
    366
    Published: 2007-09-06
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Jim Pepper / Amina Claudine Myers / Anthony Cox / Leopoldo Fleming: Afro Indian Blues
  30. Read "Get Ready"
    406
    Published: 2008-01-09
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Carl Allen / Rodney Whitaker: Get Ready
  31. Read "Atomic Clock"
    272
    Published: 2006-12-11
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Mark Helias: Atomic Clock
  32. Read "Marty Grosz: And His Hot Combinations & Chasin' the Spots"
    224
    Published: 2006-11-04
    Multiple Reviews
    Marty Grosz: And His Hot Combinations & Chasin' the Spots
  33. Read "Chris Cheek: Coral; Orquestra Jazz do Matinhos Invites Chris Cheek"
    165
    Published: 2007-04-07
    Multiple Reviews
    Chris Cheek: Coral; Orquestra Jazz do Matinhos Invites Chris Cheek
  34. Read "Dave Liebman: Picture Show / Different but the Same"
    338
    Published: 2005-10-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Dave Liebman: Picture Show / Different but the Same
  35. Read "A Quiet Thing"
    352
    Published: 2009-05-30
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Lisa Sokolov: A Quiet Thing
  36. 344
    Published: 2009-01-20
    Record Label Profiles
    Pirouet Records
  37. Read "Tigra Negra"
    238
    Published: 2007-05-12
    Extended Analysis
    Pierre Dorge and the New Jungle Orchestra: Tigra Negra
  38. Read "Some Trees"
    234
    Published: 2007-03-10
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Daniel Levin: Some Trees
  39. Read "Make Someone Happy"
    255
    Published: 2008-09-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Sophie Milman: Make Someone Happy
  40. 148
    Published: 2007-10-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Monk Moods: Monk Abstractions, Plays Monk, Play Monk & Live 2007
  41. Read "Persiflage"
    159
    Published: 2006-03-01
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Matt Steckler: Persiflage
  42. Read "Gone with the Wind"
    388
    Published: 2006-11-11
    CD/LP/Track Review
    WeiSheng Lin: Gone with the Wind
  43. Read "Three Worlds"
    304
    Published: 2009-11-12
    CD/LP/Track Review
    James Weidman: Three Worlds
  44. Read "The Inside Out"
    284
    Published: 2007-03-28
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Michele Rosewoman: The Inside Out
  45. 300
    Published: 2006-05-29
    Multiple Reviews
    Beats and the Boppers: Playing The Word and A Few Incidences
  46. 188
    Published: 2007-05-06
    Multiple Reviews
    Yves Leveille, Marco Pereira and Christine Jensen: Soho, Essence and Look Left
  47. Read "Organ Triple: Organ-X, Unitrio & Brian Charette"
    489
    Published: 2009-01-10
    Multiple Reviews
    Organ Triple: Organ-X, Unitrio & Brian Charette
  48. Read "Why Fight the Feeling?"
    234
    Published: 2009-07-07
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Rebecca Kilgore / Dave Frishberg: Why Fight the Feeling?
  49. Read "Live at Jazz Standard Volume Two"
    289
    Published: 2008-12-18
    CD/LP/Track Review
    Dena DeRose: Live at Jazz Standard Volume Two
  50. 251
    Published: 2007-12-08
    Multiple Reviews
    Solo Piano: Andy Laverne, Peter Zak, Michel Petrucciani, Joe Albany

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