Articles by Karl Ackermann

Koki Solo

Natsuki Tamura
2021-07-17
8

Jazz Is Dead 8: Brian Jackson

Brian Jackson
2021-07-15
14

Voilà La Tendresse

Step In
2021-06-28
14

Cool With That

East Axis
2021-06-22
12

MMBC Terma

Michael Bisio / MMBC
2021-06-16
15

Blue Vertical

Mario Pavone / Dialect Trio +1
2021-05-27
12

Trumpet

Wadada Leo Smith
2021-05-25
11

Path of Seven Colors

Ches Smith / We All Break
2021-05-20
16

Sacred Ceremonies

Wadada Leo Smith with Milford Graves and Bill Laswell
2021-05-08
20

Lucky Man

Billy Bang
2021-04-27
18

Special Edition: Procedural Language

Ivo Perelman & Matthew Shipp
2021-04-19
12

Metaphysics: The Lost Atlantic Album

Hasaan Ibn Ali
2021-04-05
23

One Step East

A Bu Trio with Larry Grenadier and Eric Harland
2021-04-03
10

The Queen of Complaints

Nixon Mohohlo & The Collective Heads of Knuckle
2021-04-01
21

Entendre

Nik Bärtsch
2021-03-22
20

Live at the Bing Theater; Los Angeles, 1985

Roberto Miranda's Home Music Ensemble
2021-03-18
20

On The Asylum

Johan Lindström Septett
2021-03-11
13

...Being Astral And All Registers - Power Of Two...

Cecil Taylor & Tony Oxley
2021-03-07
18

Garden of Expression

Joe Lovano
2021-03-06
12

The Weight of Light

Benoit Delbecq
2021-02-26
10

Leonine Aspects

Matthew Shipp / Evan Parker
2021-02-14
22

God dwells in everything

Yuichiro Tokuda
2021-02-09
14

Winter Chapel

Dana Jessen
2021-02-05
8

In Igma

Pedro Melo Alves
2021-02-04
14

Caruma

Ricardo Pinheiro with Theo Bleckmann and Mônica Salmaso
2021-01-30
12

Cosmonauts

PLS.trio
2021-01-23
87

Solo/Duo

Eli Wallace/Beth McDonald
2021-01-22
13

Pallet On Your Floor

Becca Stevens and Elan Mehler
2021-01-20
17

The Shape Of Things

Rich Halley, Matthew Shipp, Michael Bisio, Newman Taylor Baker
2020-12-11
12

Dimensional Stardust

Rob Mazurek / Exploding Star Orchestra
2020-12-10
22

Improvisations

Allen Shawn/Michael Bisio
2020-12-06
15

A Silent Play in the Shadow of Power

Bruno Parrinha/Abdul Moimême/Carlos Santos
2020-11-30
20

Budapest Concert

Keith Jarrett
2020-11-21
34

Then Now

Matthew Shipp - Rob Brown
2020-11-02
15

Seven Storey Mountain VI

Nate Wooley
2020-10-31
15

I Don't Hear Nothin' But The Blues Volume 3: Anatomical Snuffbox

I Don't Hear Nothin' But The Blues
2020-10-26
6

The Unidentifiable

Matthew Shipp Trio
2020-09-01
17

Django-shift

Rez Abbasi
2020-08-14
13

Data Lords

Maria Schneider Orchestra
2020-08-04
31

Ancestral Echoes – The Covina Sessions, 1976

Horace Tapscott with the Pan Afrikan People’s Arkestra
2020-08-01
32

Every Dog Has His Day But It Doesn't Matter Because Fat Cat Is Getting Fatter

Okuden Quartet: Mat Walerian/Matthew Shipp/William Parker/Hamid Drake
2020-07-25
26

Whirlpool

Alister Spence
2020-07-24
10

Koneko

Gato Libre
2020-07-21
11

PaNOptic

Rudy Royston
2020-07-18
20

The Sudden Bird of Waiting

Patrick Brennan/Maria do Mar/Ernesto Rodrigues/Miguel Mira/Hernâni Faustino/Abdul Moimême
2020-07-16
12

Live At Beijing Poly Theater

A Bu
2020-07-13
13

Emergency Exit

Throttle Elevator Music
2020-07-01
21

InWhatStrumentals

Vijay Iyer & Mike Ladd
2020-06-27
14

Morph

Whit Dickey
2020-06-26
17

Zauberberg

Mattias Risberg's Mining
2020-06-23
15
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Unconventional Instruments

Building a Jazz Library
2021-07-27
22

A Different Drummer, Part 4: The Zildjian Legacy

Under the Radar
2021-06-24
40

Instrumental Duos

Building a Jazz Library
2021-04-20
27

A Different Drummer, Part 2: Royal Hartigan

Under the Radar
2021-03-30
41

Solo Recordings for Non-Traditionalists

Building a Jazz Library
2021-01-30
46

Karl Ackermann’s Best Releases of 2020

Year in Review
2020-12-09
33

The Rebel Festival

Under the Radar
2020-08-12
26

Jazz in the Time of Pandemic

Under the Radar
2020-04-09
39

The Archive of Contemporary Music

Under the Radar
2020-03-24
32

Karl Ackermann’s Best Releases of 2019

Year in Review
2019-12-15
38

The New Golden Age of Jazz Radio

Under the Radar
2019-09-30
48

The Black Swan: A History of Race Records

Under the Radar
2019-07-08
34

Invisible Man: Willis Conover and The Jazz Hour

Under the Radar
2019-04-30
30

Women in Jazz, Pt. 2: The Girls From Piney Woods

Under the Radar
2019-03-26
35

Women in Jazz, Part 1: Early Innovators

Under the Radar
2019-02-04
39

Cecil Taylor: 1929-2018

Profile
2018-04-07
46

Culture Clubs: Part IV: When Jazz Met Europe

Under the Radar
2018-03-05
39

Karl Ackermann's Best Releases of 2017

Year in Review
2017-12-08
36

Flame Keepers: National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Under the Radar
2017-06-28
78

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2

Under the Radar
2017-02-09
75

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 1

Under the Radar
2016-12-30
117

Karl Ackermann's Best Releases of 2016

Year in Review
2016-12-08
35

Dai Liang, aka A Bu: Beijing Prodigy

Under the Radar
2016-11-17
30

An Evil Clown and a Leap of Faith

Under the Radar
2016-10-07
36
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Matthew Shipp / Whit Dickey: Reels

Album Review
Published: 4

Jeff Pearring/Pearring Sound: Socially Distanced Duos

Album Review
Published: 5

Barry Altschul and the 3Dom Factor: Long Tall Sunshine

Album Review
Published: 7

Wildflower: Better Times

Album Review
Published: 15

Culture Clubs: Part IV: When Jazz Met Europe

Under the Radar
2018-03-05
39

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 2

Under the Radar
2017-02-09
75

Flame Keepers: National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Under the Radar
2017-06-28
78

Cecil Taylor: 1929-2018

Profile
2018-04-07
46

Jazz Education: The Next Generation, Part 1

Under the Radar
2016-12-30
117

Women in Jazz, Part 1: Early Innovators

Under the Radar
2019-02-04
39

Women in Jazz, Pt. 2: The Girls From Piney Woods

Under the Radar
2019-03-26
35

Invisible Man: Willis Conover and The Jazz Hour

Under the Radar
2019-04-30
30

Dai Liang, aka A Bu: Beijing Prodigy

Under the Radar
2016-11-17
30

Keith Jarrett / Gary Peacock / Jack DeJohnette: After The Fall

Album Review
2018-02-13
33

The Black Swan: A History of Race Records

Under the Radar
2019-07-08
34

PLS.trio: East River

Album Review
2015-02-22
190

Mathias Eick: Ravensburg

Album Review
2018-02-16
21

An Evil Clown and a Leap of Faith

Under the Radar
2016-10-07
36

Keith Jarrett: La Fenice

Album Review
2018-10-10
17

Esbjorn Svensson Trio: e.s.t. live in london

Album Review
2018-05-01
30

Lyle Mays Quartet: The Ludwigsburg Concert

Album Review
2016-02-26
40

Jack DeJohnette/Ravi Coltrane/Matthew Garrison: In Movement

Album Review
2016-05-04
28

Keith Jarrett: A Multitude of Angels

Album Review
2016-11-30
52

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith: A Cosmic Rhythm With Each Stroke

Album Review
2016-03-09
32

Bill Evans with Eddie Gomez and Jack DeJohnette: Some Other Time: The Lost Session From the Black Forest

Album Review
2016-04-27
35

Seal: Standards

Album Review
2017-11-16
34

Karl Ackermann's Best Releases of 2017

Year in Review
2017-12-08
36

Nik Bärtsch's Mobile: Continuum

Album Review
2016-03-31
34

Tim Berne's Snakeoil: You’ve Been Watching Me

Album Review
2015-04-10
44

Steve Coleman and the Council of Balance: Synovial Joints

Album Review
2015-04-17
35

Vijay Iyer Sextet: Far From Over

Album Review
2017-08-13
44

Joachim Kuhn: Love & Peace

Album Review
2018-02-20
24

Arild Andersen/Paolo Vinaccia/Tommy Smith: In-House Science

Album Review
2018-03-09
17

Arshak Sirunyan: Hoodman's Blind

Album Review
2014-02-06
84

Miles Davis: We Want Miles (Bonus Track Version)

Album Review
2014-03-26
44

Bjorn Meyer: Provenance

Album Review
2017-11-17
37

Till Brönner / Dieter Ilg: Nightfall

Album Review
2018-10-01
11

Stefano Travaglini: Ellipse

Album Review
2017-12-04
148

Gary Peacock Trio: Tangents

Album Review
2017-08-28
43

Ches Smith with Craig Taborn and Mat Maneri: The Bell

Album Review
2016-01-10
22

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