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Leon Foster Thomas: Metamorphosis

Read "Metamorphosis" reviewed by Dave Wayne

Throughout the history of jazz, what once seemed to be oddball instruments have inexorably become part of accepted sonic landscape, while others have fallen into disuse. It's hard to believe that the vibraphone, flute, and violin were once seen as un-swinging, non-jazz instruments, while the banjo and tuba were considered essential linchpins of the jazz sound. ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Pauline Jean: Nwayo

Read "Nwayo" reviewed by James Nadal

One cannot properly realize the music of vocalist Pauline Jean without delving into the history of Haiti, as they are intrinsically intertwined. She has the innate ability to seamlessly flow within her ancestral culture while very much being the modern artist living the creative life. Her sophomore release Nwayo--Haitian Kreyol for core or center--is an amalgam ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jesse Fischer: Day Dreamer

Read "Day Dreamer" reviewed by James Nadal

If there is a recognition for a musician in perpetual engagement to his craft, Jesse Fischer would certainly be in the running. The versatile pianist, arranger, engineer, and producer has been on a creative tear since 2011 when he released “Homebrew" with his group Soul Cycle. This was quickly followed in 2012 by “Retro Future," under ...

NEWS: RADIO

AccuJazz Internet Radio Featuring Melissa Aldana, Other Recent Monk Contest Champs

AccuJazz Internet Radio Featuring Melissa Aldana, Other Recent Monk Contest Champs

AccuJazz Internet Radio is now featuring the music of Melissa Aldana along with other recent winners and finalists of the prestigious Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition on its Emerging Voices channel. The channel has always exclusively played music by the younger generation of musicians, so it is a perfect fit to feature musicians awarded in the contest, which is the jazz world’s highest honor ...